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Article ID: 714433

Study underscores role of menthol cigarettes in smoking cessation

University at Buffalo

Researchers cite Big Tobacco's marketing stronghold on African American smokers among reasons why this group is 12% less likely to quit.

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17-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714366

Many choices seems promising until you actually have to choose

University at Buffalo

People faced with more options than they can effectively consider want to make a good decision, but feel they’re unable to do so, according to the results of a novel study from the University at Buffalo. Despite the apparent opportunities presented by a lot of options, the need to choose creates a “paralyzing paradox,” say the authors. “You want to make a good choice, but feel like you can’t."

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13-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

Article ID: 714363

UB team awarded $1.8 million to develop carbon capture technology

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo researchers are leading a multi-institution project to develop materials called membranes that can separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from other gases — a technology that factories and power plants could easily install to cut down the amount of carbon they release.

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13-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714110

Researchers see stress and trauma in women’s stories about abortion

University at Buffalo

A University at Buffalo-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to abortion.

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7-Jun-2019 12:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713623

Study finds link between ambient ozone exposure and progression of carotid wall thickness

University at Buffalo

Study of nearly 7,000 Americans aged 45 to 84 is first epidemiological study to provide evidence that ozone might advance subclinical arterial disease.

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29-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Study sheds new light on the harms of air pollution
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Article ID: 713339

Study sheds new light on the harms of air pollution

University at Buffalo

A new University at Buffalo study based on levels before, during and after the Beijing Olympics reveals how air pollution affects the human body at the level of metabolites. Researchers found that 69 metabolites changed significantly when air pollution changed.

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22-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713474

Drug-resistant infections: If you can’t beat ‘em, starve ‘em, scientists find

University at Buffalo

To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, University at Buffalo researchers limited the fungus’ access to iron, an element crucial to the organism’s survival.

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24-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713350

Marijuana Use Episodes Linked to Partner Intimacy Experiences

University at Buffalo

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of experiencing intimacy events, according to the results of a University at Buffalo-led study.

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22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Why one UB scientist is studying dust

Article ID: 713300

Why one UB scientist is studying dust

University at Buffalo

"The level of dust in the air can have far-reaching effects on climate, but there are still a lot of unknowns in the field,” says Evans, PhD, an atmospheric scientist."

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22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712864

Postpartum depression: For impoverished mothers of color, it takes a community

University at Buffalo

Treating postpartum depression (PPD) in low-income mothers of color requires an understanding of each person’s lived experience, and practitioners should consider interventions that develop broadly from a community level in order to improve outcomes for their clients, according to a University at Buffalo social work researcher.

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14-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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