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After Parkland: What We’ve Learned Tracking School Shootings for Five Years – The Washington Post

Read article – Steven Schlozman, an associate professor of psychiatry, is quoted in an analysis of school shootings over the last five years. “We have very good data that children in proximity to frightening circumstances, such as those that trigger school lockdowns, are at risk for lasting symptoms. These include everything from worsening academic and social progression to depression, anxiety, poor sleep, post-traumatic symptomatology, and substance abuse,” Schlozman said.

PFAS Expert Tips: How to Reduce Your Exposure to Harmful ‘Forever Chemicals’ – WBUR

Read article – Megan Romano, an assistant professor of epidemiology, is quoted in an article about how to reduce exposure to forever chemicals. “Based on what we currently know, contamination in drinking water tends to be the most critical route of exposure for the majority of the general population,” Romano said. (Romano’s comments appear in the expandable question blocks.)

The Best New Books of Spring: From Thrilling Mysteries to Deft Histories – Bloomberg

Read articleEli and the Octopus: The CEO Who Tried to Reform One of the World’s Most Notorious Corporations by Matthew Garcia, a professor of history and Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies, and Code Gray: Death, Life, and Uncertainty in the ER by Farzon Nahvi, a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine, are featured in a list of top books this spring.

Remote Electrical Neuromodulation Linked to Reduced Migraine Days – MedScape

Read article – Stewart J. Tepper, a professor of neurology, is featured in an article about his co-authored research into the use of a remote electrical neuromodulation device to reduce migraines. “The statistically significant results were maintained in separate subanalyses of the chronic and episodic subsamples, as well as in the separate subanalyses of participants who used and did not use migraine prophylaxis,” Tepper said.

Study of Pancreatitis Surgery Patients Finds Steady Decline in Survival and Need for Better Addiction Support – STAT

Read article – Timothy Gardner, a professor of medicine, is quoted in an article about surgery outcomes for people with chronic pancreatitis. “These patients require multidisciplinary care, both pre- and post-operatively, and no patient should undergo surgery without an effective care team in place that can manage patients closely,” Gardner said.

Jonathan Skinner: Aging by the Numbers – Rething65 via Next Avenue

Read article – A profile piece on Jonathan Skinner, a professor of the Dartmouth Institute, about his research into health care productivity and the effects of an aging population. “I think a strong Social Security program is really important,” Skinner said. “Social Security has been a huge reason why the elderly poverty rate is now below the poverty rate for middle-income working families.”