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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nutrition concern for older adults at home

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Australia, College of Health, CTF, Defence, DJF, Education, English, Explore - HEALTH, Health, India, Intelligence, KB, Massey University, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Security, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Source: Massey University Twelve per cent of older adults involved in a recent study were either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. Massey University School of […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, College of Health, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Explore - HEALTH, funding, Health, KB, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Tertiary Education, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

Source: Massey University “The evidence is clear that heavy use of alcohol by parents places children at increased risk of serious harm,” Dr Taisia Huckle says. Dr Taisia Huckle from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Crude, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Health, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

A troubling report issued recently by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that Earth is just two decades away from disastrously high levels of carbon in the atmosphere. As we approach those levels, there has been an increased focus on developing and using technology to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Yet nature already has […]

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MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Graduate School, Hartford Campus, Health, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Public Policy, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

Source: US State of Connecticut High school students are less likely to opt for milk, whole fruit, or water when fruit juice is available as part of the school lunch program, which may decrease the nutritional value of what they are consuming, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Black Students Who Have One Black Teacher Are More Likely To Go To College

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Humanities & Social Sciences, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Public Policy, Research, School of Education, social sciences, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Black Students Who Have One Black Teacher Are More Likely To Go To College

The influence of having a black teacher can make a monumental difference in a black student’s life, and the effect begins early in an education. Having just one black teacher in elementary school not only makes children more like to graduate high school – it also makes them significantly more likely to enroll in college. […]

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MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, CTF, DJF, English, Health, KB, kinesiology, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

Several years ago, the University of Connecticut’s Linda Pescatello, and 16 other top researchers throughout the nation, agreed to review and expand existing physical activity guidelines for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The resulting second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans updates the 2008 edition. The guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for adults and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: The History of the Largest Foreign-Born Population in the State

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Africa, AM-NC, america, Americas, British, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, Cuba, Culture, DJF, English, history, Humanities & Social Sciences, Immigration, India, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: The History of the Largest Foreign-Born Population in the State

Barbour Street Club House, a converted two-family home that was the site of the first West Indian Social Club, founded in 1950. (Courtesy of West Indian Social Club of Hartford) While delving into the history of ethnic communities in Greater Hartford region, Fiona Vernal, an associate professor of history, discovered that the story of the […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Why Clients Stop Going to Therapy

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, DJF, English, Health, Hot Topic, Human Development & Family Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Why Clients Stop Going to Therapy

Associate professor Rachel Tambling and doctoral candidate Thomas Bischoff, both of UConn’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies, recently completed a study that examines why clients terminate their work with therapists. The two will present their study at the National Council on Family Relations Conference in San Diego on Nov. 7-10. We know that […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Sacred Space in Short Supply at Arlington National Cemetery

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, DJF, English, Humanities & Social Sciences, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Politics, Research, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Tourism, Uncategorized, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Sacred Space in Short Supply at Arlington National Cemetery

Source: US State of Connecticut As we observe Veterans Day, there are reports about the growing shortage of burial space at Arlington National Cemetery, which was established in 1864 and is managed by the U.S. Army. Micki McElya, professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is an expert on the Cemetery […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Low-cost solar batteries key to cheap electricity for Polynesian countries

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Cook Islands, CTF, DJF, Economic research, English, Environment, Evening Report, Innovation, KB, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, NZ Institute for Pacific Research, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Research, Samoa, Science-Technology, Solar batteries, Solar energy, solar power, Sustainability, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Low-cost solar batteries key to cheap electricity for Polynesian countries

A report on innovative solar energy technology for the Pacific. Video: NZIPR By Sri Krishnamurthi with Peter Wilson in Auckland Solar-powered batteries are the key to a future without electricity grids for Polynesian countries in the Pacific (Samoa, Cook Islands and Tonga), a study has found. The study is funded by the New Zealand Institute […]

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