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When Residents Take Charge of Their Rainforests, Fewer Trees Die

When the government gives citizens a personal stake in forested land, trees don’t disappear as quickly and environmental harm slows down.

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

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Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women is one of five finalists for the P3 Award, which recognizes leading public-private partnerships that improve communities around the world. This award will be presented at the Concordia Annual Summit by the Darden School of Business’ Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships.

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Catching a Diversity of Fish Species — Instead of Specializing — Means More Stable Income for Fishers

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A team of scientists analyzed nearly 30 years of revenue and permitting records for individuals fishing in Alaskan waters and tracked how their fishing choices, in terms of permits purchased and species caught, influenced their year-to-year income volatility.

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Relationship Found Between HIV Risk & Individual AND Community Level Educational Status

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African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans living with HIV/AIDS. It has long been understood that there is a clear and persistent association between poverty, transactional sex behavior, and HIV risk. A new University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) study has investigated how educational status relates to HIV risk in this population.

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Effects of Changing Tillage Practices on Sugar Beets Presented

Changing tillage practices can help the environment and reduce costs, according to a study in Montana.

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Plenary Sessions and Speakers Announced for ISPOR 20th Annual European Congress

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ISPOR announced plenary sessions and speakers for its 20th Annual European Congress that will be held 4-8 November 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. The congress will center on the theme, “The Evolution of Value in Health Care.”

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The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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Study Adds to Evidence That Racial and Economic Factors Affect Surgical Pain Management

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A “look back” analysis of more than 600 major colorectal surgeries using a “checklist” tool has added further evidence that racial and socioeconomic disparities may occur during many specific stages of surgical care, particularly in pain management.

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The Remaking of Wall Street

Private equity firms are more financially stable and pose less systemic risk to the global economy than the large investment banks that went defunct during the financial crisis of 2007-09, finds a new analysis by a financial regulation expert at Washington University in St. Louis







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