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An Inspiring Company Needs Aspiring Employees

Here are some steps to help your employees aspire towards success once more and help lift the image of your inspiring company at the same time. . . . → Read More: An Inspiring Company Needs Aspiring Employees

Slot Machine Gamblers Get Hooked in Trance-Like State

Findings from a recent study show gamblers who get immersed in playing slot machines are more at risk to develop gambling problems as a result. . . . → Read More: Slot Machine Gamblers Get Hooked in Trance-Like State

Drug Reconciliation Program Cuts Hospital Readmission

Consultations with pharmacists on medications when patients leave the hospital for home are shown to reduce the rate of readmission to the hospital by half. . . . → Read More: Drug Reconciliation Program Cuts Hospital Readmission

Partnership Advising Women on C-Section Options

An academic-business initiative is providing pregnant women with more information on birth options, particularly Cesarean section surgery. . . . → Read More: Partnership Advising Women on C-Section Options

Smartphone App to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers

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25 March 2016. Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis are designing a smartphone app that taps social media to assist caregivers providing help for people with Alzheimer’s disease. The team of IUPUI social work professor David Wilkerson, gerontology psychiatrist Daniel Bateman, and informatics professor Erin Brady are supported by an innovation . . . → Read More: Smartphone App to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Computer Game Being Designed to Combat Domestic Violence

None In Three team members, L – R: Minhua Ma, Adele Jones, and Gill Kirkman (University of Huddersfield)

15 January 2016. Social scientists and designers in the U.K. are developing a computer game to teach empathy and non-violence in family relationships. The game, for use in the Caribbean and the U.K., is funded by . . . → Read More: Computer Game Being Designed to Combat Domestic Violence

Wearable Asthma Trigger Detector in Development

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4 November 2015. A wearable device that detects conditions triggering asthma attacks in children is being developed by a team of engineers and behavioral scientists. The four-year project brings together sensor designers at University of Maryland-Baltimore County and psychologists at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, funded by a $2 million grant . . . → Read More: Wearable Asthma Trigger Detector in Development

Youth E-Cigarette Use Seen as Smoking Gateway

(Michael Dorausch, Flickr)

9 September 2015. A survey of teens and young adults in the U.S. shows those who smoke electronic cigarettes are much more likely to start smoking tobacco within one year. Results of the study, conducted by a team from University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth University medical centers, appear online in yesterday’s . . . → Read More: Youth E-Cigarette Use Seen as Smoking Gateway

Global Threat Identification Methods Sought in Challenge

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24 July 2015. A new challenge on InnoCentive is seeking techniques for identifying climatic events in one region that have direct or indirect impacts elsewhere in the world. The competition has a total purse of $30,000 and deadline for submissions of 17 September 2015.

InnoCentive in Waltham, Massachusetts conducts . . . → Read More: Global Threat Identification Methods Sought in Challenge

Mobile App Data Provided for Chronic Pain Study

Manage My Pain app home screen (Google Play)

21 May 2015. Data collected by a mobile app designed to help individuals manage their pain are being provided to a research lab at York University to reveal patterns in painful experiences by the app’s users. York’s Human Pain Mechanisms Lab in Toronto, Ontario, Canada will . . . → Read More: Mobile App Data Provided for Chronic Pain Study