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Experiencing worlds we might never step foot in—through the vivid memories of Johns Hopkins Nursing researchers

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Lead Poisoning a Risk at Indoor Firing Ranges

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New Jersey Poison Control director Diane Calello warns of health dangers to hobby shooters, employees, law enforcement officers and their families

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UTHealth Holds Mass Casualty Incident to Prepare Students for the Worst

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Screams were heard as a runaway car plowed through a crowd before the vehicle crashed and the wreckage was engulfed in flames. The chaos was heightened by the sirens from fire trucks and ambulances rushing to the scene. After firefighter cadets from the Houston Fire Department (HFD) subdued the flames, more than 300 students and volunteers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) rushed onto the smoky field, ready to triage and respond to those injured in the accident.

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Recent Field Tests Highlight Collaborations for Bomb Squad Response

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S&T led an August 2017 vehicle-born IED experimentation assessment with representatives of the Michigan State Police Bomb Squad, New Jersey State Police, Saint Paul (Minnesota) Police, U.S. Air Force and the Canadian Air Force.

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Comprehensive Study Examines Gun-Related Deaths and How to Prevent Them

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A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.

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DHS S&T"s Homemade Explosive Characterization Program: Keeping Americans Safe

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DHS S&T's Homemade Explosives (HME) Characterization Program provides mission critical data collection, measurement of physical properties of threat materials, risk mitigation and modeling, and support for first responders against the terrorist threat.

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Guantanamo Was a Huge Mistake, Says ASU Law Professor and Former Homeland Security Counsel

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KU Grant to Examine Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Youth Violence in KC

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A four-year, $1.7 million U.S. Health & Human Services grant will examine the effect of the combined support of multiple organizations and agencies on the same group of youth to prevent violence in Kansas City, Kansas.

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American University Experts Available to Discuss Situation in Zimbabwe

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A New National Effort Needed to Tackle the ‘Muslim Penalty’ – Report

The report urges the government to adopt a new definition of Islamophobia as “anti-Muslim racism”, and recommends that society take more responsibility to call out and report hateful rhetoric and prejudice.







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