A hit to the head can cause short-term learning problems.
With summer camps in session and kids riding bikes and being active, it's important to know the signs of concussions; as many as 65 percent go unreported. Here are some things you need to know.
Venezuelans flee a food shortage protest.
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Venezuela sits at the edge of a humanitarian calamity. A GSU international mediation expert explains how outsiders can play a critical role in resolving the cause – a deeply rooted political battle.
Walls intended to separate, such as this one in Berlin, seem to be back in vogue.
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Liberal forces such as free markets, internationalism and tolerance have helped shape the current world yet appear to be on the wane.
The Supreme Court issued a tied decision.
A brief decision from the highest court will impact millions of lives in the U.S. GSU legal expert explains what will change, and what won’t.
Should this gun be in the hands of a civilian?
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Gun makers are trying to dismiss the potentially precedent-setting suit, claiming a federal law gives them immunity.
The Orlando massacre is an extreme example of the public health crisis of anti-LGBT violence in America.
Aggression against sexual minorities is rooted in society-level stigmas that devalue LGBT individuals.
Who is more at risk of assault on campus?
In 2015, an unconscious woman was raped near a dumpster on Stanford University campus. Such assaults are not uncommon. But who is most at risk?
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Google saves $9 billion, programmers and users get to keep a popular language and its apps – and a key Oracle product stays alive.
National Guard soldiers inspect homes in Rockaway Park, Queens, New York, after Superstorm Sandy, 2012.
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As Atlantic hurricane season opens on June 1, eastern U.S. cities can prepare by updating laws, codes and ordinances that hamper rebuilding after storms.
Bullying leads to both short-term and long-term adverse consequences.
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Children who are bullied are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. They are also more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide.
California elementary school teacher doing shared reading.
When you read to children, they develop abilities to express emotions through language.
Little brown bat found in western Washington in March 2016. The fungus damaged the bat’s wings, making it unable to fly.
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More bad news for America's beleaguered bats as white nose syndrome spreads to the West Coast. A wildlife biologist explains why this change has the bat community so worried.
What’s in that baby cereal?
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While we've known about the acute toxicity of arsenic for a long time, the health effects of low levels of arsenic in food and water are less well understood.
Time to make room for a new face.
The announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the first woman on U.S. currency in more than a century recalls the history of female – and African-American – portrayals on money.
The IRS is friendlier than you think.
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Million of taxpayers receive notices from the IRS about unpaid tax debts. Believe it or not, the agency understands.
The Boss canceled a concert in North Carolina.
Georgia State law scholar looks to the Constitution for limits.
Anti-bullying laws can both help and hurt students.
All states have anti-bullying laws in place. Here's why they don't work.
Safety issues on dorms are often not discussed.
April is sexual assault awareness and prevention month. It also is the month many young people make final college choices. Here's what you need to know.
The anti-TPP movement got a boost from Trump.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of President Obama's biggest accomplishments of his second term. Can it survive the anti-trade tide in the race to replace him?
Who’s in charge once your biological material is out of your body?
Next-generation genomic research depends on study participants sharing their biological materials with scientists. But concerns over how that information is protected may hold some people back.