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Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center

...and their families. "ParentCorps keeps kids out of jail and that benefits everyone," said Jimmy Buffett. "This event will allow the Center to provide ParentCorps to more families and work toward making ParentCorps a national program that provides all children an equal opportunity to succeed in life."Jimmy...

Marketing products as remedies can promote risky behavior

Just like a "get out of jail free card" makes going to jail seem like no big deal in Monopoly, a new study in the June issue of the Journal of Consumer Research...

Blacks hit hardest by HIV infection among nation's young adults

...uded some people who were injection drug-users, in jail and men who have sex with men groups that are known to have higher HIV rates. However, the study was not designed to estimate HIV prevalence in these specific groups. Morris noted that earlier studies have estimated that half of all HIV infections...

How to build a better brain

...ven more costly-rely on public assistance or serve jail time as adults. "What we're pointing out in this paper is that the earlier you spend money on disadvantaged people the more cost-effective it is," Knudsen said. In contrast, programs that spend money on school-age kids or on adults rarely have the...

NIDA announces recommendations to treat drug abusers, save money and reduce crime

...fter a period of incarceration. "Detox alone in jail or prison is not treatment," said Dr. Volkow. "Without proven treatment and therapeutic followup in a community setting, addicted offenders are at a high risk of relapse despite a long period of forced sobriety," she added. "These principles also app...

'Ticking time bomb': Prisons unprepared for flu pandemic, says new SLU research

...iate use of quarantine and isolation in prison and jail settings. The pandemic plans are designed to provide useful information for many kinds of crisis situations, Schwartz says. "Ideally, they will help authorities prepare and respond to anything from a bird flu breakout to a biological attack. Th...

Community-associated staph infections involving antibiotic-resistant bacteria increase

...n in the article. Risk factors for CA-MRSA include jail or prison time, exposure while playing certain sports, intravenous drug use, overcrowded housing, tattooing and poor hygiene. "An understanding of factors promoting acquisition and emergence of CA-MRSA may aid in the development of prevention strateg...

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