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Released: 1-Jul-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Hiking Safety for Kids: Expert Tips
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

As you’re enjoying the early fall weather and outdoor adventures, like hiking, don’t forget to make safety a priority to help keep illness and injuries from spoiling family fun time. Jeffrey M. Bender, MD, attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and former ranger in the Sierra Mountains, points out tips on how to prevent bug bites, proper animal interaction and empowering kids to explore the outdoors in a safe and smart way.

Newswise: Healthy Foods for Summer
Released: 30-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Healthy Foods for Summer
LifeBridge Health

No need to skip the cookouts you love in an effort to stay healthy this summer. Here, find recipes for healthy and delicious summer dishes.

Released: 30-Jun-2022 7:05 AM EDT
What's the Best Sunscreen for Kids?
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

How to choose the best—and safest—sunscreen for your child. Fun in the sun is a year-round activity in Southern California. But all that sunshine means it’s critical to protect your child (and yourself) from the sun’s harmful rays. “One or more blistering sunburns in childhood can more than double your chances of developing melanoma later on,” says Minnelly Luu, MD, a pediatric dermatologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 3:20 PM EDT
What the Roe v. Wade Decision Means to Activists on Both Sides
University of Miami

The 5-4 ruling, handed down on June 24, is a major setback for women’s reproductive rights, some legal scholars say. But anti-abortion activists and some religious groups applauded the historic decision.

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Released: 29-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Mighty Oak Monday: KC Coryatt
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

KC Coryatt is passionate about environmental justice, though they haven't always known it. They knew in high school they loved the environment, and when they started applying for colleges, ESF became the only logical choice.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 7:05 AM EDT
From Water Sports to Biking: Here’s How to Keep Your Child Safe During the Summer
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Summer means fun in the sun, beach outings, swimming pools, and outdoor adventures like camping, hiking, bicycling and skateboarding. What also comes is an increased risk for injuries—and an increased need for awareness. Experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Safety and Injury Prevention Program have compiled a list of helpful guidelines to ensure that you and your family have an enjoyable and safe summer.

Released: 29-Jun-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Fireworks Safety: Tips for Parents
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Fireworks can be fun, festive—and very dangerous. Here’s are tips on howto keep your family safe. Fireworks have long been a popular part of the Fourth of July. But while fireworks are bright and festive, they can also be dangerous—for children, teens and even adults. According to SafeKids Worldwide, more than 3,000 children under the age of 15 are sent to emergency departments each year in the U.

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Released: 28-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Robin Hood Oak Offspring Marks an ESF Connection
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

A little oak tree that sprouted this spring in Newton, Massachusetts, is part of a rich history that links a postwar seventh-grade girl with ESF's first woman president.

Newswise: ASSET Inc.’s Executive Director on Learning Recovery for K-12 Students and Preservice Teachers
Released: 28-Jun-2022 6:00 AM EDT
ASSET Inc.’s Executive Director on Learning Recovery for K-12 Students and Preservice Teachers
ASSET Inc. (Achieving Student Success through Excellence in Teaching)

In a new blog today, ASSET Inc. Executive Director explains how the organization has simultaneously evolved its mission of teacher preparation and put Pittsburgh squarely at the center of learning recovery for K-12 students and preservice teachers through its high-impact tutoring initiative.

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Released: 27-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Mighty Oak Monday: Twiggy Hamilton
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Twiggy Hamilton had a long road to get to where she is today. Unsure of how to navigate the college process, she instead entered the workforce after high school and moved to Chicago.

Released: 24-Jun-2022 2:25 PM EDT
Top 4 Gun Violence Experts List
Newswise

Checkout Newswise list of top four Gun Control/Gun Violence Experts from leading universities, colleges and institutions, spreading awareness about gun violence.

Newswise: What's in Water? Knowing How to Stay Hydrated This Summer
Released: 21-Jun-2022 3:40 PM EDT
What's in Water? Knowing How to Stay Hydrated This Summer
LifeBridge Health

It's especially important to stay hydrated now that the weather is hot, but many people may not be aware of how much water to drink, how often to drink, if there are significant differences between water brands, and more. To help, we spoke with Dr. Lucas Couch of Carroll Health Group.

Newswise: Paralympic Dreams and the Growth of Adaptive Sports
Released: 20-Jun-2022 6:00 AM EDT
Paralympic Dreams and the Growth of Adaptive Sports
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A star adaptive sports athlete at University of Michigan made the roster for the 2022 U.S. Men's National Wheelchair Basketball Team. He is a key piece of the university's growing adaptive sports program, which is led by a U-M Health physician.

Released: 15-Jun-2022 2:50 PM EDT
Study Shows How New Fathers Respond to “Dadvertising”
University of Florida

The nurturing ad elicited more positive feelings, perceptions of the dad and attitudes toward ad and brand. However, the researchers were surprised that results also showed that higher levels of anxiety around fatherhood produced fewer positive emotions in response to the dadvertisement and produced greater perceptions that the dad in the ad was weak.

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Released: 14-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT
When Reality Fails: What to Know About Psychosis
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

More awareness of the symptoms of psychosis, and the availability of treatment, could mean more young people with psychosis get care quickly. And that can make a big difference in their immediate mental health and their long-term futures.

Released: 7-Jun-2022 1:05 PM EDT
The Democratization of Data Delivery
Globus

In the Exascale era, there is an ever-growing need for the rapid, reliable and secure flow of data for the advancement of science. But data friction often causes bottlenecks and slows the advancement of scientific discoveries.

Newswise: Can a moss help clean up waterways?
Released: 2-Jun-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Can a moss help clean up waterways?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

The high surface area of willow moss helps it absorb polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Released: 25-May-2022 7:05 PM EDT
Four Things to Know About the Infant Formula Shortage Right Now
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Tips from a clinical dietitian for keeping babies healthy when formula is in short supply. It’s no secret the COVID pandemic has brought with it a spate of supply chain challenges. The latest product in crisis: infant and child formula.The shortage has affected nearly all types of formulas, hitting those who require special formulas the hardest: children with milk allergies, developmental disabilities and special needs, among other conditions.

Newswise: How do rootstocks help tomato growers under heat and drought?
Released: 23-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
How do rootstocks help tomato growers under heat and drought?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Certain rootstocks may improve plant performance by enhancing the amount of root biomass used to support shoot function

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Released: 20-May-2022 12:20 PM EDT
Using Math to Improve Your Workout
Universite de Montreal

Interval training is the best way to improve your cardiorespiratory fitness and overall sports performance. It works for everyone, from the elite athlete preparing for the Olympics to the regular weekend athlete to the patient who wants to improve their physical condition.

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Released: 20-May-2022 11:40 AM EDT
Gun ownership and homicide in the U.S.: a stronger correlation
Universite de Montreal

In 2017, there were nearly 40,000 gun-related deaths in the United States, including homicides and suicides.

Newswise: Physics Today: Science Suffers Inside Vacuum of War
Released: 20-May-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Physics Today: Science Suffers Inside Vacuum of War
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

In Physics Today, science writer Toni Feder describes the impact of war on Ukrainian and Russian scientists in the June issue cover article, “In Ukraine, science will need rebuilding postwar; in Russia, its isolation could endure.”

Released: 19-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Photovoice: Seeing the Community Through the Eyes of Our Youth
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles partners with youth-serving organizations to empower young people from across L.A. County to identify the unique strengths and needs of their communities through photography. You might think kids today are more interested in selfies than in the world around them.

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Released: 10-May-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Why Data Literacy is Important for Future Business Leaders
Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona

Businesses are embracing data and technology now more than ever. It is no longer a bonus to be “tech savvy”, but rather it is essential for anyone trying to lead an organization into the fourth industrial revolution.

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Released: 10-May-2022 3:10 PM EDT
7 Ways To Harness The Power of Diversity
Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona

What is one way to harness the power of diversity and dispel myths and stereotypes in the workplace? To help you dispel myths and stereotypes in the workplace, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their best insights.

Newswise: New class explores learning in the metaverse
Released: 9-May-2022 1:55 PM EDT
New class explores learning in the metaverse
University of Miami

Students and faculty members discover some of the possibilities for the future of education through the University of Miami’s first course conducted in virtual reality.

Newswise: What are anti-nutrients and why are they important for researchers to consider?
Released: 9-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
What are anti-nutrients and why are they important for researchers to consider?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Substances that protect plants can interfere with human and animal nutrient absorption, a problem if your diet isn’t diverse

Released: 4-May-2022 9:40 AM EDT
Home is where the hospital is
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Hospital at home programs, and remote patient monitoring from home, hold promise for discharging patients earlier or keeping them out of the emergency room or hospital. But policy decisions will affect their future.

Released: 4-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Seashell-inspired Sandia shield protects materials in hostile environments
Sandia National Laboratories

Word of an extraordinarily inexpensive material, lightweight enough to protect satellites against debris in the cold of outer space, cohesive enough to strengthen the walls of pressurized vessels experiencing average conditions on Earth and yet heat-resistant enough at 1,500 degrees Celsius or 2,732 degrees Fahrenheit to shield instruments against flying debris, raises the question: what single material could do all this?

Released: 25-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Keeping an Eye on Your Child’s Vision: Ten Things to Know
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles answers 10 FAQs to help you safeguard your kid’s eyesight, and to know when it’s time to get it checked. From allergies to nearsightedness, to the daily staring at digital screens, the hazards facing kids’ eyes give parents a lot to worry about. Angeline Nguyen, MD, a pediatric ophthalmologist in The Vision Center at CHLA, breaks down the concerns you may have about your child’s vision, including the reason behind increased nearsightedness in kids, whether too much screen time can harm their eyes, and whether your child can outgrow the need for glasses.

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Released: 22-Apr-2022 9:35 AM EDT
How can we reduce the firearm death toll in older adults?
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A firearm injury researcher and emergency physician provides information on firearm injuries, deaths, risk factors and attitudes among adults over 50, and gives tips for individuals and families to reduce risk of suicide and other firearm-related harm.

Newswise: April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
Released: 20-Apr-2022 11:10 AM EDT
April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
LifeBridge Health

Parkinson's Disease Awareness month is dedicated to raising awareness and support for patients suffering from this progressive brain disorder. Learn more about Parkinson's disease, treatment options and support for those with Parkinson's.

Newswise: Want to “age in place” someday? Take action now
Released: 20-Apr-2022 9:55 AM EDT
Want to “age in place” someday? Take action now
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new poll shows most adults over 50 want to stay in their home as they age, but many haven't taken steps that could help them do so. Two experts give advice on ways to prepare, plan and make adjustments gradually.

Newswise: How does soil moisture impact our lives?
Released: 19-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT
How does soil moisture impact our lives?
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Efficient management of soil moisture and the monitoring of soil moisture status are very important areas of study

Newswise: On a mission: U-M orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad
Released: 18-Apr-2022 5:05 AM EDT
On a mission: U-M orthopaedic surgeons look to expand program abroad
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Each year, a team from University of Michigan Health's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery travel to the Dominican Republic for a medical mission, where the operate on local patients at an under-resourced hospital. Ahead of another mission, leaders are looking to grow the program by adding more trips and resources, as well as partnering with more institutions.

Newswise: Tulane University opens Anne Rice’s complete archive for research
Released: 12-Apr-2022 9:35 AM EDT
Tulane University opens Anne Rice’s complete archive for research
Tulane University

The complete archival collection of famed bestselling New Orleans author Anne Rice is now open by appointment to the general public and campus community for research through the Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC), a division of Tulane University Libraries.

Released: 11-Apr-2022 8:05 AM EDT
Myocarditis and COVID-19 Vaccines: The Latest News for Parents and Why Three Children's Hospital Los Angeles Experts say Vaccinating Your Child is Still the Safest Choice
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Health officials have observed an increased risk for heart inflammation in adolescents and young adults who have received either the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines. Three expert physicians share the facts on this rare reaction—and why vaccinating your child is still the safest choice.

Newswise: Get Out of the Weeds – Use the Right Tool for the Job
Released: 7-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Get Out of the Weeds – Use the Right Tool for the Job
American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

There is no “Swiss Army Knife” of herbicides, you must match the tool (the chemistry) to the task (the weed) – “the right tool for the job”

Released: 6-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
Why are Gas Prices So High, and Should We Eliminate the Gas Tax in Response?
Tufts University

Gilbert Metcalf, a professor of economics and John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts, who specializes in energy and environmental policies discusses the consequences of lowering gas taxes

Newswise: Testicular Cancer: It’s Time to Talk About it
Released: 4-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Testicular Cancer: It’s Time to Talk About it
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Young men should become familiar with the symptoms related to testicular cancer and understand how they can play a role in its detection. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey expert explains.

Newswise: How to Access Cancer Education Resources
Released: 4-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
How to Access Cancer Education Resources
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

In the fight against cancer, knowledge is power. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Resource and Learning Center provides patients and families with important educational information.

Newswise: Minority Representation in Clinical Trials is Critical
Released: 4-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT
Minority Representation in Clinical Trials is Critical
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Addressing disparities in cancer care, including access to and participation in clinical trials, has long been a priority for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey together with RWJBarnabas Health. Sanjay Goel, MD, MS, director of the Phase I/Investigational Therapeutics Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute shares more.

Newswise: Goals Over Guilt
Released: 1-Apr-2022 1:15 PM EDT
Goals Over Guilt
LifeBridge Health

Don't let the fear of failure disrupt your weight loss journey.


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