Tag: Dan Semenza

Greater Availability of Stolen Firearms in U.S. Cities Linked To Higher Firearm Homicide Rates, Says New Study

Greater Availability of Stolen Firearms in U.S. Cities Linked To Higher Firearm Homicide Rates, Says New Study

Prof. Dan Semenza and research co-authors examine how the availability of legally obtained and stolen firearms are tied to subsequent rates of firearm and non-firearm homicides in 226 cities from 2010 to 2017.

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Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Youth of Color More Likely To Report Emotional Distress During Witnessed Police Stops, Says New Study

Even witnessing police stops is more likely to cause emotional distress for youth of color than for their white counterparts, according to new research.

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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.

Study Shows More Centralized, Uniform COVID-19 Response Needed in Prisons and Jails

Study Shows More Centralized, Uniform COVID-19 Response Needed in Prisons and Jails

A more centralized, uniform response to combating the COVID-19 pandemic in American prisons and jails is required to curb the spread across an especially vulnerable incarcerated population, according to new Rutgers University–Camden research.

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Study Shows Heightened Risk of Domestic Violence After Family Member’s Release from Incarceration

Study Shows Heightened Risk of Domestic Violence After Family Member’s Release from Incarceration

New Rutgers–Camden research shows that intimate partner violence against a spouse or partner has an alarming rate of occurrence following the release of an individual from incarceration.

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