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Oral nicotine pouches and related ‘snus’ tobacco pouches are marketed as cigarette alternatives. Andrii Atanov/iStock via Getty Images

Oral nicotine pouches deliver lower levels of toxic substances than smoking – but that doesn’t mean they’re safe

While manufacturers say they are marketing oral nicotine pouches as a safer alternative for people who already smoke, nonsmokers and young people are being drawn to them, a large-scale study found.
Children referred to child protective services are more likely to be victims of violence. ER Productions Limited/DigitalVision via Getty Images

School interventions offer best shot at reducing youth violence

Kids most likely to wind up in the ER due to violence often have common early childhood experiences. Can schools use this information to prevent future injuries?
Student views of campus police may be affected by societal views of law enforcement more broadly. steved_np3 via Getty Images

Perception of campus police is more negative among students from minority groups

Prior encounters with police didn’t negatively affect student views of campus police, but perceptions varied among students from different ethnic and racial groups and LGBTQ+ students.
A man with a child shows his identification to police officers at a checkpoint in Honduras as migrants attempt to reach the U.S. Photo by WendelPhoto by WENDELL ESCOTO/AFP via Getty Images

Young Hondurans’ desire to migrate is influenced by factors beyond poverty and violence

New research challenges the conventional wisdom that those who enjoy some form of employment and strong support networks are more inclined to attach themselves to a set geography.
Leadership decisions can be especially challenging for family companies. Warner Bros. Discovery

Should family members be in charge of family businesses? We analyzed 175 studies to understand when having a family CEO pays off

Family businesses face unique considerations when making leadership decisions.

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