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Newswise: Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Cedars-Sinai

Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros – got you down? Cedars-Sinai ethics and Jewish law experts agree that cheating in the national pastime can be jolting, and offer tips on keeping things in perspective while acknowledging that the revelations have been painful.

Channels: Ethics and Research Methods, Religion, Sports,

Released:
20-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Expert Alert: Robotic repair offers benefits for many patients with leaky mitral valve

Mayo Clinic

During each human heartbeat, four valves in the heart open and close once, moving blood through the heart's chambers. But in some people, the flaps of the mitral valve between the heart's left atrium and left ventricle do not work like they should. The opening may become narrow, or more commonly, the flaps may prolapse and not line up properly.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Surgery, Technology,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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A Rutgers Expert’s Guide to Understanding 2020’s Campaign Polls

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Four years after the presidential election surprised nearly everyone who followed public opinion polls, it is critical for 2020 voters to have a better understanding of how polling works and what they should look for as the election cycle heats up and the barrage of polls increase.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
16-Jan-2020 7:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Five ways to prevent back injury while shoveling snow

University of Chicago Medical Center

Orthopaedic surgeon and spine expert Srinivasu Kusuma, MD, from the University of Chicago Medicine Medical Group offers five easy tips to stay safe when shoveling snow.

Channels: Bone Health, Healthcare, Pain, Public Health,

Released:
15-Jan-2020 3:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now

Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Daniel W. Bardayan is a professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame, formerly a senior research staff member in the Physics Division of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Tennessee.

Channels: DOE Science News, Energy, In the Workplace, Nuclear Physics, Physics, DOE Science News,

Released:
13-Jan-2020 10:45 AM EST
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Newswise: Economist predicts impact from Spirit's 2,800 layoffs

Economist predicts impact from Spirit's 2,800 layoffs

Wichita State University

Spirit AeroSystems has announced plans to lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty of production of the Boeing 737 Max. All 2,800 employees work in Wichita, Kansas. Jeremy Hill, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University, discusses the economic impact of the layoff.

Channels: Business Ethics, Economics, In the Workplace,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Investigating the Ocean’s Influence on Australia’s Drought

Investigating the Ocean’s Influence on Australia’s Drought

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

To understand how the relentless heat, blazing wild fires, and bone-dry conditions have reached such extremes, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) are looking to the ocean.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Wildfires, Drought, Australian News, Staff Picks,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Report Builds Framework For Journalists to Examine ‘Digital Political Ethics’ For Online Campaign Ads

Report Builds Framework For Journalists to Examine ‘Digital Political Ethics’ For Online Campaign Ads

Johns Hopkins University

Online political advertising is not regulated by the federal government the way television ads are. What standards can journalists use when examining social media campaigning? Johns Hopkins and three other universities have developed a set of 12 recommendations based around 4 ethical principles that reporters can use when judging online campaign strategies.

Channels: Government/Law, Social Media, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

Released:
8-Jan-2020 11:00 AM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Newswise: 8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever

8 Ways to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Here's a resolution we can all keep: Make 2020 the year you decide never to set a resolution again. Instead, consider following some of the sage advice about living wisely and well from CSU faculty experts in psychology, gerontology and palliative care. Here's how they say you can make the most of 2020 or any year.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Psychology and Psychiatry,

Released:
7-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences



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