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Newswise: At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns –– even around kids

At gun safety events, 40% of gun owners reported not locking all household guns –– even around kids

University of Washington

Gun owners will go to events to get free devices for locking up their firearms at home, but a survey of nearly 3,000 participants at such events in Washington found that 40% had unlocked guns at home, and the presence of children in the home did not make a difference.

Channels: All Journal News, Crime and Forensic Science, Government/Law, U.S. Politics,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 3:15 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Beyond the Bushfires, What Can Teachers Do to Help Their Kids?

Beyond the Bushfires, What Can Teachers Do to Help Their Kids?

University of South Australia

In a little over two weeks, more than three million Australian students will return to school, ready to start a new year. But, amid the packed lunches and book bags, many may also be returning with a sense of anxiety and confusion in the aftermath of Australia’s devastating bushfires.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Climate Science, Education, Environmental Science, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sleep, Trauma, Wildfires, Australian News, Staff Picks,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 2:05 AM EST
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Education

Newswise:  New $3 Million Study to Look at Influences on Using Opioid Medications in Criminal Justice Setting

New $3 Million Study to Look at Influences on Using Opioid Medications in Criminal Justice Setting

University of Kentucky

With $3 million in funding from NIDA and NIGMS, UK College of Arts & Sciences Professor Carrie Oser is leading a new study focusing on factors that influence a person’s decision to use one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder in the criminal justice setting.

Channels: Addiction, Crime and Forensic Science, Drugs and Drug Abuse,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Educator Awarded National Fellowship
Educator Awarded National Fellowship

Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University Educator Awarded National Fellowship Educator Awarded National Fellowship

Hackensack Meridian Health

Ofelia Martinez, M.D., M.P.H., was one of only eight recipients of the inaugural Strategic Educators Enhancement Fund (SEEF) Medical Education Research Fellowship.

Channels: Healthcare,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST
Announcement

Education

Newswise: University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

University of Utah selects Rodney Chatman as new chief of police at the Department of Public Safety

University of Utah

The University of Utah has selected Rodney Chatman as the new chief of police of the Department of Public Safety. Chatman, currently executive director of public safety and chief of police at the University of Dayton in Ohio, will assume his role on Feb. 17, 2020. He will report to Marlon C. Lynch, the U’s newly hired chief safety officer.

Channels: Back to School, Crime and Forensic Science, In the Workplace,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 3:45 PM EST
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Orthopaedic Surgeons Available to Comment on Musculoskeletal Healthcare News and Trends, Treatment Options, Fall Prevention and More

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

University of Alabama's quarter back Tua Tagovailoa's hip injury. Stephen Curry's broken broken hand. 3-D printing technology that transformed a little girl's spine surgery. If you need an expert to discuss any of these timely topics, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) can provide expert sources to comment on musculoskeletal injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health, Healthcare, Surgery,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 1:00 PM EST
Announcement

Pop Culture

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Recovering from a Broken Bone

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

A new review article published in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) sheds light on immobilization cast options.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, Patient Safety, Surgery, All Journal News,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
Expert Pitch

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

Chiropractors Suggest Limits, Good Habits to Prevent Video Game Injuries

American Chiropractic Association

Taking steps to help kids prevent common gaming injuries can reduce pain today and potentially reduce the risk of long-term damage.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Pain,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 10:20 AM EST
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Newswise: Expert available to comment on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Expert available to comment on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Wichita State University

Karen Countryman-Roswurm, founder and director of the center of the Center for Combating Human Trafficking at Wichita State University, is available to discuss issues related to human trafficking.

Channels: Crime and Forensic Science,

Released:
9-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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