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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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Study Finds Racial Disparities in Gun-Related Eye Trauma in the United States

A review of patients who suffered firearms-related eye trauma shows significant disparities in race, location, and circumstance, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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MSU Experts Can Discuss Texas Church Massacre

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“This Mass Killing Was Predictable: It Was Escalating Domestic Violence”

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Statement of APA President in Response to Texas Church Shootings

Following is the statement of APA President Antonio E. Puente, PhD, in response to the shootings at a Texas church that left at least 26 people dead and 20 others wounded, and President Trump’s assertion that the attack was a “mental health problem”:

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Homeland Security Expert Available To Discuss Sutherland Springs Shooting

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Texas Church Shooting: Expert on Gun Violence and History of Domestic Abuse







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