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Older refugees have high levels of depression even decades after immigration to Canada

University of Toronto

Most research on the mental health of refugees focuses on the first few years after resettlement in the host country, but little is known about their long-term mental health.

Channels: Mental Health, Poverty, Psychology and Psychiatry, Seniors, Immigration, Local - Canada, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 2:55 PM EST
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Atlantic Philanthropies archives open with first batch of files

Cornell University

A treasure trove for scholars of philanthropy and social change is now available at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) as the expansive archive of The Atlantic Philanthropies has gone public.

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23-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

DePaul University

When taking into account factors such as work-life balance, the pay difference between new male and female physicians is still largely unaccounted for, according to findings that were published Jan. 22 ahead of print and will also appear in the February issue of the journal Health Affairs.

Channels: All Journal News, Gender Issues, Healthcare, In the Workplace,

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23-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to create continuing education program for healthcare professionals in Arkansas

Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to create continuing education program for healthcare professionals in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas presented the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a $68,357 grant to support continuing education for healthcare professionals. The grant will allow UA Little Rock to launch and maintain a nationally approved continuing education program to provide continuing education opportunities for nursing students, healthcare professionals, and emergency response professionals.

Channels: Education, Healthcare, Nursing, Grant Funded News,

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23-Jan-2020 1:10 PM EST
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Newswise: St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Awarded biennially, The Cherry Award is a prestigious national teaching award – with the single, largest monetary reward of $250,000 presented by a college or university to an individual for exceptional teaching. The award program is designed to honor great teachers, stimulate discussion in the academy about the value of teaching and encourage departments and institutions to recognize their own great teachers.

Channels: Back to School, Education, In the Workplace,

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23-Jan-2020 12:35 PM EST
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When Caregivers Need Care

American Psychological Association (APA)

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, Family and Parenting, Government/Law, Healthcare, In the Home, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Public Health, All Journal News,

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23-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
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