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Creighton Communication Prof Available to Comment on TSA

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TSA Snarls May Boil Down to Ineffective Communication

Up front for Guy McHendry, Ph.D., is the TSA’s lack of communication for novice airline passengers who, when confronted with security procedures, might not have the firmest grasp of what’s expected.

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Study Shows Tax on Plug-in Vehicles Is Not Answer to Road-Funding Woes

Given declining revenues from gasoline and diesel fuel taxes and the need for new ways of funding road infrastructure, state and federal policymakers are considering or have enacted annual registration fees for plug-in vehicles. In a paper to be published in the August issue of Energy Policy, researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis say that approach is misguided.

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MSU Pilots Joint Medical and Business Degree

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Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine and Broad College of Business will begin a Doctor of Medicine and Master of Business Administration joint degree in fall 2016. The joint M.D./MBA provides additional preparation for physician leaders in navigating the changing landscape of the health care industry.

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Every Monday Should Be World No Tobacco Day

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On May 31st, the World Health Organization hopes to spur the nearly one billion smokers worldwide to put down their cigarettes for World No Tobacco Day. While this annual event generates media attention and is a potential starting point for many quit attempts, without a sustained effort these smokers will likely be puffing away again in a matter of weeks. Researchers say that one way to keep the momentum going after this once-a-year push to get smokers’ attention, is to use every Monday as a weekly opportunity to support smokers in their efforts to quit and stay quit.

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Why Everyone Wants to Help the Sick -- but Not the Unemployed

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New research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why healthcare costs are running out of control, while costs to unemployment protection are kept in line. The answer is found deep in our psychology, where powerful intuitions lead us to view illness as the result of bad luck and worthy of help.

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GOP Establishment Nearing the Final Stage of Political Grief Over Trump: Acceptance, Political Scientist Says

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UT System in Consortium Bidding for Sandia National Laboratories Contract

The University of Texas System, The University of New Mexico, and The Texas A&M University System are exclusive members of the Battelle and Boeing team, which has signed a formal agreement to bid jointly to manage Sandia National Laboratories.

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New Intellectual Property Law Certificate Program Announced by Georgia State College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law is adding a certificate in intellectual property (IP) to its specialty academic programs.

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Literacy Advocate and Pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Mariana Glusman Publishes Book to Address “30 Million Word Gap”

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Pediatrician and literacy advocate writes book to curb the 30 million word gap. It is on the critical importance of reading and talking to you baby the minute they are out of the womb.

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Too Much Sex Causes Genitals to Change Shape in Beetle Study, Expert on Managing Wedding Stress, Relationship Satisfaction Depends on the Mating Pool, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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Study Explores Why There Is No Labor Party in the United States

The improbable rise of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign presents an interesting question: why is Sanders, a self-proclaimed “democratic socialist,” running as a Democrat? “In any other industrialized country, Sanders would likely be the standard-bearer for a labor or social democratic party,” said McGill University sociologist Barry Eidlin, whose new study appears in the June issue of the American Sociological Review. “But the U.S. famously lacks such a party.”

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Study Dispels Myth About Propensity of U.S. Millionaires to Move From High to Low Tax States

The view that the rich are highly mobile has gained much political traction in recent years and has become a central argument in debates about whether there should be “millionaire taxes” on top-income earners. But a new study dispels the common myth about the propensity of millionaires in the United States to move from high to low tax states.

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Boosting Productivity at Work May Be Simple: Stand Up

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Most people have heard the argument that standing desks are good for the body. They can help burn more calories and fight obesity. Standing can even help improve students’ attention and cognitive functioning. Now, new research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health indicates that they may boost productivity in adults as well.

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Alana Semuels of the Atlantic Wins Urban Health Journalism Prize for Coverage of Flint Water Crisis

The New York Academy of Medicine announced today that Alana Semuels, of The Atlantic, is the winner of the 2016 Urban Health Journalism Prize for her July 29, 2015 article, “Aging Pipes Are Poisoning America's Tap Water.” The award will be presented at the Academy Gala on June 14 in New York City, and comes with a cash prize of $5,000. In addition, three journalists were named finalists and also will be recognized by the Academy. The winner and finalists were selected by a prestigious committee of journalism, government and urban health leaders. Brie Zeltner of The Plain Dealer, the inaugural 2015 Urban Health Journalism Prize winner, and a member of the selection committee, will present the award.

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What Can Pavlov’s Dogs Tell US About Drinking?

s those cues can become desirable in and of themselves, as shown in a new study published in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience by researchers from Concordia University in Montreal.

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Worth the Wait

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Dylan Martin wasn’t sure he’d ever be able to graduate from college, but his concern stemmed from something far more serious than how he was doing in his classes.

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New Survey Looks at Attitudes, Behaviors and Challenges of LGBTQ Singles

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A new survey by Match.com and Justin Garcia, a Ruth Halls assistant professor of gender studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and research scientist at the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, looks at the evolving attitudes, behaviors and challenges of the single LGBTQ population.