Nathan A. Bowling named SIOP Fellow

Nathan A. Bowling, PhD has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Dr. Bowling was granted Fellow status by the SIOP Executive Board at its most recent meeting. The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession…

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Diagnosing hypertension in children

Highlight Study results call into question the utility of testing blood pressure load—the proportion of elevated blood pressure readings detected over 24 hours—for diagnosing hypertension in children. Washington, DC — Results from a new study provide insights on evaluating high blood pressure in children. The findings appear in an upcoming issue of CJASN. Diagnostic…

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UK study highlights importance of spirometry in diagnosing COPD

March 13, 2020 — A UK study of patients participating in low-dose CT lung cancer screening highlights the importance of spirometry (breathing tests) in the assessment of possible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and demonstrates that over-reliance on radiological changes alone may result in detection of clinically insignificant disease. The new study is published online…

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How the Coronavirus Changed the 2020 Campaign

WASHINGTON — For the past year, the Democratic presidential candidates debated the merits of sweeping liberal ideas, fretted over notions of electability and bias, and rose and fell in the polls as voters struggled to choose a front-runner. And through it all, President Trump sniped from the sidelines, demonizing the party and its 2020 contenders…

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Broadway, Symbol of New York Resilience, Shuts Down Amid Virus Threat

The adage is synonymous with Broadway itself: the show must go on. And for decades, through wars and recessions and all forms of darkness, Broadway, the heart of America’s theater industry and an economic lifeblood for many artists, has kept its curtains up and its footlights on. But on Thursday, facing a widening coronavirus pandemic…

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Restaurants Across the Country Struggle to Respond to Coronavirus

Restaurants across America are scrambling to respond to fast-moving developments as the coronavirus spreads. In New York State, bars and restaurants learned Thursday that they would have to cut the number of customers they serve by half starting Friday, to provide more room between tables, under an order from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Tom Douglas,…

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As Studio 54 Boogies to Brooklyn, Its Denizens Look Back in Wonder

The diamond dust was swept up long ago, yet the memory endures of a moment in the late 1970s when a flash of brilliance glittered from the rubble of a bankrupt city. That moment was called Studio 54 and, even after more than four decades, the aura of the club’s specific magic persists. Opening during…

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