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Regional Trends in Overdose Deaths Reveal Multiple Opioid Epidemics, According to New Study

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A recently published study shows the United States in the grip of several simultaneously occurring opioid epidemics, rather than just a single crisis. The epidemics came to light after the researchers analyzed county-level data on drug overdose deaths. The study highlights the importance of different policy responses to the epidemics rather than a single set of policies.

Channels: Addiction, All Journal News, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Government/Law, Substance Abuse, Rural Issues,

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9-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST
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Warren slipping as Buttigieg continues to surge

Iowa State University

Support for Sen. Elizabeth Warren has dropped by nearly 10% over the past month, according to the latest Iowa State University/Civiqs poll. This shift has helped propel Mayor Pete Buttigieg to the top of the poll, with 26% of those surveyed selecting Buttigieg as their top choice.

Channels: Government/Law, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics, Local - Iowa,

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20-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Six books and counting: Iowa State student gets jump-start on writing career

Six books and counting: Iowa State student gets jump-start on writing career

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Ryan Byrnes, an Iowa State University senior in technical communication, is an entrepreneurial author. After years of writing, self-publishing and marketing his novels, Byrnes’ most recent work, a historical fiction novel set in World War I, was picked up by a publishing company.

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20-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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Newswise: NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

NASA’s TESS helps astronomers study red-giant stars, examine a too-close planet

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Iowa State astronomers are part of an international team that has been analyzing data from NASA's TESS Mission. The astronomers describe their study of two red-giant stars -- older, “retired” stars no longer burning hydrogen in their cores -- in a paper recently published by The Astrophysical Journal.

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19-Nov-2019 4:20 PM EST
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Newswise: Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

Study finds U.S. policies could have negative implications for Africa

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A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.

Channels: All Journal News, Economics, Government/Law, U.S. Foreign Relations, U.S. Politics, African News,

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19-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST
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Newswise: Software competition advances understanding of genetic function
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Software competition advances understanding of genetic function

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Sequencing a genome doesn't necessarily reveal the functions of individual genes. An Iowa State University scientist helps to organize a competition to evaluate the accuracy of software programs that predict gene function. The recently published results of the latest competition included 144 entries from 68 teams.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Genetics, Technology,

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18-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Money spent on beer ads linked to underage drinking

Money spent on beer ads linked to underage drinking

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Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, according to new research. The findings show that the amount of money spent on advertising strongly predicted the percentage of teens who had heard of, preferred and tried different beer brands.

Channels: Alcohol and Alcoholism, All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Budgets and Funding, Children's Health, Humor, Marketing, Media and Journalism,

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18-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST
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Iowa State #26 for entrepreneurship in Princeton Review rankings

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Iowa State University is ranked in the top 30 of more than 300 schools offering programs in entrepreneurship.

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12-Nov-2019 1:40 PM EST
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More Americans struggle to fall asleep, stay asleep

Iowa State University

More Americans have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, according to an Iowa State University study. Researchers cannot point to a specific reason why, but they suspect technology may be to blame.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, Sleep,

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12-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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