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Article ID: 700638

Do Rock Climbers Seek Out High Risk Climbs?

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The sport of rock climbing is gaining international attention, having been approved for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games. But news headlines about the sport are still dominated by reports of gruesome injuries and near-death falls. Are rock climbers going out of their way to seek these risks? A new study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal reveals that decreasing the level of injury risk at a climbing site generates substantial welfare gains for climbers.

Released:
17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700326

Loyola Medicine Pediatric Cancer Patient Drafted by Chicago Cubs

Loyola University Health System

Teen baseball players overcomes cancer to see his dream of being drafted come true.

Released:
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 700202

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808) has successfully passed the U.S. Senate, taking another critical step forward.

Released:
7-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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Sports, Sports Medicine

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    6-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 700116

Goalie-Turned-Air Force Officer Among NCAA Top 30 Women of the Year Honorees

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Air Force 2nd Lt. Sidney Peters, the four-time Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Scholar-Athlete, WCHA All-Academic, Academic All-Big Ten honoree, and 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award recipient, has been named as one of the NCAA’s Top 30 Woman of the Year honorees for her “demonstrated excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.”

Released:
6-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 700002

No Harm, No Foul? Video Replay and Fans’ Views of Referees

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Lalin Anik found that fans believe VAR leads referees to take more risks and make more mistakes. Her research — which is awaiting peer review — specifically focused on soccer’s 2018 FIFA World Cup, which used video review for the first time this summer.

Released:
5-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 699557

Florida-Grown Foods Part of Rich Tailgating Tradition

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Some tailgating foods come in the form of new fruit and vegetable varieties that grew out of years of research by UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty in labs and fields across the state. Those delectable delights include Tasti-Lee® tomatoes, Valquarius® sweet oranges, Sugar Belle ® mandarins and Sweet Sensation® strawberries, among other cultivars.

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27-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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