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Take a Step Back From Yourself to Better Realize the Benefits of Awe

Religion and nature can both lead to awe, and turning to one or the other is a common coping strategy for the stress. But an awe-inspiring experience can have negative consequences as well as benefits, according to a novel UB-led study that uses...
24-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Poorest Americans Most Likely to Have Used Prescription Opioids — and Most Users View Opioids Positively

Among older Americans, the poorest are the most likely to have used prescription opioids, according to a University at Buffalo study providing new insights into unexplored contours of the opioid crisis. The study also raises important questions...
12-Sep-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Walk More to Reduce Heart Failure Risk

In addition to reducing overall heart failure by 25 percent, increased physical activity benefited two heart failure subtypes defined by cardiac function: reduced ejection fraction, which typically has a worse prognosis, and preserved ejection...
30-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Expert’s Election Forecasting Model Predicts Big House Gains for Dems

A distinguished professor of political science at the University at Buffalo has published his latest Seats-in-Trouble projection in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics. James Campbell says indications point to as many as 44 seats moving...
4-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Presence of New or Worsened Bedsores Tied to Poorer Outcomes for Patients in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

A new study from the University at Buffalo has shown that the presence of new or worsened bedsores is an effective indicator of the quality of care for rehab patients. The study is the first to examine whether this metric is, in fact, is associated...
30-Aug-2018 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Trump Supporters on U.S. Campuses More Likely to Show Prejudice Toward International Students

A new study by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that stereotypes alone do not lead to that prejudice against international students. The prejudice is multifaceted, but there are factors leading to prejudice that universities can...
29-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Celebrity Culture Likely Contributed to Destigmatizing Out-of-Wedlock Childbirth

In 1992, former Vice President Dan Quayle criticized the sitcom character Murphy Brown's decision to have a child out of wedlock. That ignited discussions that continue today about whether celebrities might be contributing to the demise of the...
29-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vulnerable Youth Stress the Importance of Influential Adults in Their School Lives

Kids who faced daunting barriers to success in the classroom had a clear message for University at Buffalo researchers who asked them as young adults to look back on their experiences with maltreatment, homelessness and their time in school: Adults...
21-Aug-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Blood Test Does Not Detect Concussions, UB Expert Warns

21-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST

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

30-Aug-2017 3:45 PM EDT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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