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Newswise: Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

Article ID: 718069

Human trafficking in Georgia: The need for data

University of Georgia

According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, in 2018 Georgia had the seventh highest number of human trafficking cases in the U.S., including both sex and labor trafficking victims.

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27-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 718013

Nina Balke: Fine-tuned science

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

As a researcher at ORNL’s Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, a DOE Nanoscience User Facility, Nina Balke explores avenues for fine-tuning materials’ physical properties to solve energy challenges and expands fundamental research opportunities for CNMS users.

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26-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

Article ID: 717905

Principles and Purpose: A Statement on Stakeholders

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A group of prominent CEOs recently issued a statement encouraging business to create value for all stakeholders, not limited to investors. Ed Freeman and his colleagues have been working with Stakeholder Theory for decades. Here, Darden professors across disciplines offer examples of how businesses can (or already are) prioritizing stakeholders.

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22-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717895

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Expert Sources Available for Prostate Health Month

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

With National Prostate Health Month quickly approaching in September, the Prostate Cancer Program at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has several expert sources that may be helpful for stories you are working on now or in the future.

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22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?

Article ID: 717823

Tip Sheet: Do You Think About Your Child’s Back and Head Safety While Preparing for the School Year?

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Many parents are probably thinking about their child’s school attire, lunch needs and doctor visits in preparation for the upcoming school year.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717843

Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Starting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation’s largest statewide endeavors to track brain injuries in youth athletics.

Released:
21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Children's Health, Sports Medicine, Neuro, Local - Texas,

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Newswise: Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam

Article ID: 717842

Nine Signs Children May Need an Eye Exam

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions, that left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later on in life.

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21-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury

Article ID: 717840

Research Into Innovative Treatment Ideas for Traumatic Brain Injury

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers hope the innovations and treatments they are currently investigating will be able to help patients with a traumatic brain injury in the future.

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21-Aug-2019 3:45 PM EDT
Newswise: Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Article ID: 717754

Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics

Rowan University

Heading back to school after the long summer causes jubilation in many parents but the adjustment and the anxiety for children can make the transition very difficult. To help ease that transition, Rowan Medicine pediatrician Dr. Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi offers these tips and advice for parents to follow: Easing back-to-school nerves Some kids are nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school – they are uncertain about leaving the home or separating from their parents.

Released:
20-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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Back to School, Children's Health,

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Article ID: 717653

Do You Know How Heavy Your Child's Backpack Is?

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Backpacks that are too heavy can cause pain, lead to serious injury and affect posture. Children can end up with injuries in their joints, back/spine, muscles, neck and shoulders from backpacks that are too heavy.

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19-Aug-2019 1:35 PM EDT

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