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October 1, 2014
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UCLA-led study shows intoxication played bigger role in suicide deaths during economic downturn

People who committed suicide during the Great Recession of 2008 and 2009 were more likely to have been legally intoxicated at the time than those who committed suicide during other recent years, according to research led by UCLA professor Mark … Continue reading

September 25, 2013
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Lifestyle, age linked to diabetes-related protein

A large, newly published study that includes more than 13,500 postmenopausal women has yielded the most definitive associations yet between certain lifestyle and demographic factors and levels of a promising early biomarker of type 2 diabetes risk. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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An Interview with Dr. Russ Glenn: ‘China as Superpower’

Dr. Russ Glenn is a lecturer at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University. He focuses on Chinese politics and international relations. Prior to Leiden he completed his PhD at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies … Continue reading

November 17, 2010
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Social Costs of School Success are Highest for Blacks, U-M Study Shows

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— African American and Native American teens who do well in school suffer from a higher “nerd penalty” than white, Asian, and Hispanic youth, according to a new analysis. “The negative social consequences of getting good grades were … Continue reading