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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
Newswise: Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

Article ID: 712463

Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

University at Buffalo

Diana Aga's research examines how sewage treatment systems help — or don’t help — to eliminate antimicrobial drugs and their remnants, called residues, from wastewater before it’s discharged into rivers and lakes.

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7-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: ‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

Article ID: 669105

‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

University at Buffalo

FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.

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8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST
Newswise: Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

Article ID: 658148

Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

University at Buffalo

The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.

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28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

Article ID: 653100

Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

University at Buffalo

UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.

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6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT
Newswise: New Law Doesn’t Spell the End of Paper Prescriptions for Nursing Homes, Vets or Emergency Rooms, Says UB Pharmacy Law Expert

Article ID: 650712

New Law Doesn’t Spell the End of Paper Prescriptions for Nursing Homes, Vets or Emergency Rooms, Says UB Pharmacy Law Expert

University at Buffalo

Despite the perception that medical prescriptions are now completely electronic in New York State, we haven’t seen the last of paper prescriptions, according to University at Buffalo pharmacy law expert Karl Fiebelkorn.

Released:
30-Mar-2016 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 649458

Athletes Have Little Reason to Fear Zika at the Summer Olympics, UB Medical Geographer Says

University at Buffalo

Athletes should not be too concerned about Zika during the Summer Olympics, as the cooler weather there will slow mosquito transmission.

Released:
8-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST

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Newswise: After the Paris Climate Deal: What’s Next for Climate Change Research?
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    16-Dec-2015 1:00 PM EST

Article ID: 644910

After the Paris Climate Deal: What’s Next for Climate Change Research?

University at Buffalo

Scientists still have a lot of questions about how much and how quickly sea levels will rise in coming years, says University at Buffalo geologist Beata Csatho. That holds true even if the Paris climate deal's ambitious targets are met.

Released:
15-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 644763

Trump Supporters Rally Around Him Even More with Each Attack Thrown His Way, UB Political Scientist Says

University at Buffalo

Republican frontrunner Donald Trump can withstand attacks for his antics if those come from political opponents or members of the media, says Jacob Neiheisel, University at Buffalo professor of political science. And in fact, those attacks will only help his presidential bid.

Released:
11-Dec-2015 1:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 642966

Medical Marijuana Should Be Held to Same Standard as Other Drugs, UB Pharmacist Says

University at Buffalo

Medical marijuana needs to be studied like any other drug. No one is opposed to the active ingredients in it, but we need to have some data. That is what we would expect from any other drug, Bednarczyk says.

Released:
10-Nov-2015 4:05 PM EST

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