National Drug Facts Week aims to “Shatter the Myths”
teens may hold about drug use and abuse — and research by
scientists at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on
Addictions (RIA) supports that message.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's proposal that the federal government
grant 50,000 visas to immigrants willing to settle and work in
Detroit shows, once again, that some of the most innovative and
creative ideas about immigration are coming from the state and
local levels, according to Rick T. Su, an expert on immigration law
and associate professor of law at the University at Buffalo Law
Police officers working the night shift are significantly more
likely to suffer long-term on-the-job injuries than officers on day
and afternoon shifts, according to new research conducted at the
University at Buffalo.
The estimated 9 percent of college students who have symptoms of
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are likely to drink more
alcohol than peers without the psychological condition. In turn,
heavy alcohol consumption exacerbates their PTSD symptoms over
time, prolonging a vicious cycle.
Reports that people newly insured through Medicaid in Oregon
made more emergency room visits than the uninsured may reflect
regional issues, says Nancy Nielsen, MD, senior associate dean for
health policy at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and
Biomedical Sciences and past president of the American Medical
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