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November 12, 2022

Are High Security Schools Harming Education & Why Are So Many Women Skipping Mammograms
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Are High Security Schools Harming Education?
Odis Johnson, Jr, PhD, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Social Policy and STEM Equity at Johns Hopkins University led a recent study with concerning results: high schools equipped with metal detectors, security cameras and drug testing turned out students with lower math scores who are less likely to attend college, compared to students with less surveillance. He outlines the reasons for the trend and how it can be improved.
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Why Are So Many Women Skipping Mammograms?
Tens of thousands of women in the US die of breast cancer each year. Yet many women in their 30s and 40s have never had a mammogram and don't plan to get one. Nikita Shah, MD, Medical Oncology Team Leader for the Breast Care Center at the Orlando Health Cancer Institute, explains why it is so critical for women to get mammograms.
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Why the Trucking Industry is Seeking Veterans
Trucking jobs in the US have high turnover. But now there are efforts underway to recruit military veterans to fill those open positions. Is it working? We get the answer from Lewie Pugh, Executive Vice President of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association.
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