August is National Breastfeeding Month: @UCSDHealth Experts on Health Benefits and Latest in COVID-19 Research

August is National Breastfeeding Month, intended to raise awareness of the health benefits that breast milk provides, including: Reduction in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Fewer infections: ear, respiratory, diarrhea, bladder, meningitis Decrease in childhood obesity Reduction in diabetes, celiac disease,…

New Data Analysis of U.S. ‘Oligopoly Problem’ Reaffirms Antitrust Push: UMD Economist

A new study on U.S. oligopolies uses, according to its author, a “groundbreaking model” to more accurately measure competition in U.S. markets and the consequences for consumers “who are capturing a smaller slice of a shrinking pie.” Bruno Pellegrino, author of the working paper recently cited by…

K-12 Education Expert Available to Discuss Losses in Social Skills and Advice for Teachers and Parents

Carleton Brown, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services of The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), will be available to provide information on how teachers and parents can support their K-12 students and…

Orthopaedic experts available to comment on the Tokyo Olympic Games – training, injury prevention & more!

Let the games begin!  In training for and performing in the sports competitions of the Olympic Games, athletes can endure a variety of injuries that can lead to the development of chronic musculoskeletal issues. With the summer Olympics in Tokyo upon us, the American…

Genetics/biotech expert offers comments & availability on IVG (in vitro gametogenesis) major breakthrough

A groundbreaking study demonstrating the most advanced form of in vitro gametogenesis (making eggs from stem cells, IVG) was published Thursday in Science. See STAT’s coverage of the study.  Regarding the study and breakthrough, Dr. Kevin Doxzen offers the below comments…

GW Expert Available to Discuss the Importance of Sunscreen after J&J Recall

Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalled several of its aerosol sunscreen products recently after discovering trace amounts of a potential carcinogen in samples. While the levels detected were low, the company suggests consumers should stop using the products and throw them…

Dr. Chandra Ford – Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, Professor of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, available as expert on health equity

Dr. Chandra Ford, founding director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and professor of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, is available as expert on health equity. Prof. Ford’s expertise includes:…

FSU experts available to discuss history, preparation and impact of Olympic Games

By: Kathleen Haughney | Published: July 12, 2021 | 3:40 pm | SHARE: After a year’s delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tokyo Olympics will commence at the end of July to much fanfare, but with no actual fans in the stands.  The games begin July 23 and run through Aug. 8.  Florida State University researchers are available to assist reporters who are covering the Summer Olympics.

Gold on the Line: Olympic Athletes and Their Focus of Attention

No aspect of life was immune from the COVID-19 pandemic — not even a mega, international event that comes around only once every four years. The postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics, though, might have actually worked to the benefit…

Space Race with China: expert talk & interview availability

A New Space Race? Rediscovering Star Wars and the new High Frontier Tuesday, July 13 at 4PM EDT. The Foreign Press Association is hosting a critical talk by space policy and business expert Professor Greg Autry on China’s advances in…

Trump Sues @Facebook’s @finkd , @Twitter’s @Jack Dorsey and @Google’s @sundarpichai: @FreeSpeechMTSU Expert @KenPaulson1 Available to Discuss with Reporters

Banned from Twitter indefinitely and from Facebook for until 2023, embattled former President Donald Trump filed class action lawsuits July 7, against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. In this latest step, Trump…