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Electricity Providers Must Plan for Power Demand Surges During Extreme Weather Conditions, Says New Research

Electricity Providers Must Plan for Power Demand Surges During Extreme Weather Conditions, Says New Research

Power companies have a longstanding strategy to meet demands on hot summer days, but should also prepare for extreme cold weather.

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Psychology Study Assessing How Health Care Providers and Students Speak to Patients with Mental Health Issues

Psychology Study Assessing How Health Care Providers and Students Speak to Patients with Mental Health Issues

Health care providers – and health care providers in training – will soon have a more informed understanding of how to talk to patients with mental health issues, thanks to a new Rutgers University–Camden study.

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Incarceration Can Cause Poorer Cardiovascular Health, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

Incarceration Can Cause Poorer Cardiovascular Health, Says Rutgers–Camden Study

People who experience incarceration have poorer cardiovascular health across a wide range of indicators, especially poor diet, smoking, and high blood pressure, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

Consumers Buy More Food When They Order Cold Meals and Drinks, Reports Rutgers‒Camden Researcher

Consumers Buy More Food When They Order Cold Meals and Drinks, Reports Rutgers‒Camden Researcher

The study found that people who purchase cold sandwiches are twice as likely to buy additional food items.

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Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Researcher’s New Book Explores History of Cheap Stuff in America

Prof. Wendy Woloson explores the country’s long, love-hate relationship with inexpensive goods in her new book Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America.

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