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Study Reveals What Air Travelers Will Tolerate for Non-Discriminatory Security Screening

Mounting anti-terrorism security procedures and the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) screening processes have launched numerous debates about the protection of civil liberties and equal treatment of passengers. A new study published in...
27-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study on Resilience Helps Governments Prevent Disaster-Related Loss

Hurricanes, wildfires, tsunamis and other disasters cannot be stopped, but countries can plan for them — something some areas of the world seem to do better than others, according to a new study published in the journal Risk Analysis.
6-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Society for Risk Analysis to Partner with March for Science

As an international and interdisciplinary scientific organization, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) will partner with the March for Science to be held April 22. SRA President Margaret MacDonell, Ph.D., describes this international movement to...
3-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

African Americans Less Likely to Get Flu Vaccine Than White Americans

Fewer than half of American adults get vaccinated despite strong recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and widespread availability of free and low-cost vaccines. Furthermore, African Americans are less likely to...
9-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Society for Risk Analysis Call for Abstracts

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites submission of abstracts for presentations at the 2017 SRA Annual Meeting to be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia from Dec. 10-14, 2017.
1-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

FDA Study Offers Food Establishments Better Methods for Preventing Norovirus Outbreaks

If you’re sick, stay home. Wash your hands before preparing food. When preparing food, always wear gloves or do not touch the ready-to-eat food with bare hands. For food service workers, following this simple advice, which is part of the FDA Food...
23-Feb-2017 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Who Is Responsible for the Health of NFL Players, Why, and What Can Be Done to Promote Player Health?

A groundbreaking report out of Harvard University explores who is responsible for the health of NFL players, why, and what ca be done to promote player health. The authors of the report are available for interviews.
2-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Crew-Scheduling Approach Could Cut Air Travel Delays, Save Airlines Millions

A study based on massive amounts of data offers a new way to forecast flight late arrivals and departures and to schedule crews based on expected needs during holiday and other seasonal travel. The new approach could help to cut delays that both...
20-Dec-2016 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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