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PTSD and Police

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University at Buffalo researchers are working with a sample of members of the Buffalo Police Department on a three-year $814,000 study being funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice.
19-Feb-2018 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Letting Kids Sip and Taste Alcohol Is a Risky Behavior

Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo...
19-Feb-2018 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Your Gadget’s Next Power Supply? Your Body

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Searching for a power outlet may soon become a thing of the past. Instead, devices will receive electricity from a small metallic tab that, when attached to the body, is capable of generating electricity from bending a finger and other simple...
9-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Buffalo Architect Manipulates Metal and Light to Create a Curious Cube

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Christopher Romano embarked upon a two-year journey through the manipulation of light and metal as design materials. The result is a signature architectural structure nestled in the shadows of three iconic buildings on Buffalo’s historic East Side.
8-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Investors Lose, Insiders Win When IPOs Involve Analysts

When equity analysts are more involved in a firm’s initial public offering, investors who purchase stock based on these analysts’ reports lose more than 3 percent of their investment, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo...
25-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Assessments Often Miss Mental Health Issues for Youth on Probation

An assessment tool used by many jurisdictions within the juvenile justice system that is intended to help recognize the effects of adversity and trauma in children’s lives is not the best means of evaluating mental health problems faced by at-risk...
19-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Treating Refugees From Western Perspective Leaves Providers and Patients Lost in Translation

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University at Buffalo nursing research revealed that Somali Bantu women are open to family planning when methods help to space births of future children, rather than preventing new additions to their families.
20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Suggests Social Workers Lack Tools to Identify Potential Chronic Child Neglect

Neglect accounts for the majority of all child protection cases in the United States, yet child welfare workers lack effective assessment tools for identifying the associated risk and protective factors of chronic neglect. The ineffective...
14-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Houston’s Flooding Underscores Disaster Management Challenges of Years to Come in Communities Nationwide, UB Expert Says

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30-Aug-2017 3:45 PM EDT

‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

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FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

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The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

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UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT

FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says

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5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Brady ‘All but Done’ From a Legal Perspective, UB Sports Law Expert Says

25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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