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Article ID: 717633

Chinese Americans Face Increased Risk of Elder Abuse, Rutgers Studies Find

Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Not enough is being done to prevent elder abuse in the Chinese American community, according to four new Rutgers studies published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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19-Aug-2019 10:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 717627

Kelly Mccaughrain Announced as the New Children’s Writing Fellow for NI by Arts Council and Queen’s

Queen's University Belfast

Award-winning writer Kelly McCaughrain has accepted the post as the new Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University Belfast.

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19-Aug-2019 9:55 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Make the Foreign Exchange Report Great Again

Article ID: 717625

Make the Foreign Exchange Report Great Again

Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

The U.S. Department of the Treasury should transform its foreign currency report so it can be used as a tool to combat currency manipulation. This would be an important step toward a more balanced global economy with fewer persistent deficits and surpluses.

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19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 717623

Study Indicates Negative Outcomes for Native American Children Who Are Spanked

University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Some people may believe that if you live in a community with different cultural values, spanking might not be harmful—an assumption that does not appear to be correct, according to a new University of Michigan study.

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19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

Article ID: 717615

Study Investigates Rural LBGTQ Youth’s Motivations for Participating in Activism

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Researchers have spent the intervening years since the passage of marriage equality studying the young adults comprising the next generation of LGBTQ activists to understand their aspirations for the movement’s future.

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19-Aug-2019 7:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Free Autoimmune Forum & Walkabout in Livonia

Article ID: 717613

Free Autoimmune Forum & Walkabout in Livonia

American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA)

AARDA presents a free health and wellness event focused on autoimmune patients and families

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19-Aug-2019 1:05 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 717611

‘Hidden’ Data Exacerbates Rural Public Health Inequities

University of Washington

While some of the data rural public health officials need to better serve their communities and guide public health policy and spending exists, that data is hard to access and use. University of Washington researchers conducted qualitative surveys of rural public health leaders in four Northwest states to find the barriers they face to getting and using data. The results of their research have been published in JAMIA and the researchers are establishing an accessible database with the tools rural officials need to understand and share\ the data.

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18-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 717582

Transgender college students four times as likely to experience mental health problems

Boston University

The largest and most comprehensive mental health survey of college students in the US reveals that students who identify as transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer, and nonbinary face enormous mental health disparities relative to their peers.

Released:
16-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717480

U Studies Safe Gun Storage Practices in Military Homes

University of Utah

Active-duty US military personnel who had thoughts of suicide or self-harm, were less likely to keep a firearm at home—but those who did keep a firearm were less likely to store it safely.

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14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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