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Immigration Debate Heating Up Across the Country

In the wake of President Barack Obama’s Executive Action announcement last week, a fierce debate has been reignited across the country about immigration reform and the surrounding legalities of the issue.

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Milken Institute School of Public Health Launches Lecture Series on Health Policy Topics

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH) in collaboration with the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy today launched a new seminar series on pressing topics in the arena of health policy. The dialogue series will include nationally-recognized speakers along with reaction and commentary by other leaders in the field as well as audience participation.

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Study Examines Communication and End-of-Life Decisions

A recent study by Allison Scott, assistant professor in the UK College of Communication and Information, examines how the quality of communication among family members and care givers impacts end-of-life decisions. Scott says family communication holds a great deal of potential for improving end-of-life health care.

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Pleasure at Another’s Misfortune Is Evident in Children as Young as Two

Even very young children will show signs of schadenfreude when an inequitable situation is rectified.

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Global Climate Policy Expert from ASU Available to Discuss UN Climate Negotiations

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U-M Expert Notes That in Ferguson Case, Perceptions Differ Between Whites and Blacks

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Getting to Know W. Brent Lindquist

W. Brent Lindquist was appointed Texas Tech University's new College of Arts and Sciences dean and is committed to helping the university reach tier-one status.

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Sickle Cell Disease Patient/Researcher Named to Ebony Magazine Power 100 List

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Bioethics scholar Carlton Haywood Jr., PhD, MA, has been recognized by Ebony Magazine on its Power 100 list for his unique work on sickle cell disease, from which he suffers himself.

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Harvard Legal Fellow/UofL Law Professor Available to Discuss What's Next in the Michael Brown Shooting Case

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FDA Ruling Provides Consumers with Calorie Labeling Information to Make Informed Food Choices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took a step to help consumers make informed food selections with two rules issued Nov. 25, 2014 that require calorie information to be listed on menus in chain restaurants. The Obesity Society commends efforts to provide more information to consumers so they are better able to make informed decisions regarding their food choices and their health.

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