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15 Percent of Cigarettes Sold in NYC Have Illegal Tax Stamps, Study Finds

Licensed tobacco retailers throughout New York City are selling a substantial number of cigarette packs carrying either counterfeit or out-of-state tax stamps, finds an investigation by NYU public health researchers.

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Mental Illness Is Too Simple An Explanation For Shootings Of Virginia TV Journalists, Expert Says

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Four-Day School Week Can Improve Academic Performance, Study Finds

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Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.

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Market Unrest Means Fewer New Jobs in China

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Disaster expert from @UofSC available to discuss #HurricaneKatrina lessons learned 10 years later

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Expert: In Wake of Obama’s Heroin Initiative, New Treatment Options Are Needed

Expert can discuss the need to address the issue of heroin and prescription opioid abuse by developing innovative medical treatments. Specifically, he can describe the features and benefits of an inside-the-cheek format of buprenorphine for the maintenance treatment of opioid addiction.

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Government Incompetence Is the Real Threat to China

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Gloria Steinem Joins Speakers At Texas A&M Conference On Role Of Women In Foreign Policy Sept. 11

U.S. national security is strongly dependent on the treatment of women around the world, say speakers at the upcoming conference titled “National Security and Women’s Insecurity: Why Women Matter in Foreign Policy” at Texas A&M University on Sept. 11. Hosted by The Bush School of Government and Public Service, the conference will feature distinguished speakers including famed women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem, Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to six Middle Eastern nations and current Bush School dean, Michèle Flournoy of the Center for a New American Security, Valerie Hudson, Bush School professor and recent recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, along with a bevy of activists and journalists.

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Tulsa Takes New Strides to Improve Health

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In Tulsa, Oklahoma, new rules for nutrition standards for city owned vending machines went into effect when the City Attorney signed an Executive Order on July 2, 2015. This ensures that vending machines on city owned and leased properties, such as public libraries, parks, nature centers, the convention center and the Tulsa Zoo all meet recommended nutrition standards and use calorie labeling to provide patrons with healthier options as well as basic education on what is available.

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Former Treasury Secretary Paulson Joins President Bair for Conversation on China-U.S. Economic Ties, Environmental Crises, and More

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Moderated by CNBC's John Harwood, the event will draw on Paulson's expertise in China's economic policies and sustainability issues and Bair's perspectives on economic challenges and opportunities around the globe.