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Jonathan Kantrowitz

Latest Research Reports

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Lower rates of suicide are associated with more daily sunshine in the prior 14 to 60 days Jonathan Kantrowitz at Health News Report – 20 hours ago Light interacts with brain serotonin systems and possibly influences serotonin-related behaviors. Those behaviors, such as mood and impulsiveness, can play a role in suicide. The authors examined the […] [Read More]
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Health Benefits of Coffee, Tea and Chocolate

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Health Benefits of Coffee, Tea and Chocolate Edited By Jonathan D. Kantrowitz Published by Tsadek Press Copyright, Jonathan Kantrowitz 2014 8.5 x 11, 142 pages $12.95 2 Tsadek Press books $19.95 3 Tsadek Press books $24.95 Call 1-800-232–2224 to order a pdf of this title Which is best for you, coffee, tea or chocolate? Of […] [Read More]
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Madame Cézanne at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Madame Cézanne November 19, 2014–March 15, 2015 Madame Cézanne, the first exhibition of the paintings, drawings, and watercolors by Paul Cézanne (1839–1906) of his most painted model, Hortense Fiquet (1850–1922), will open at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on November 19. The exhibition will trace Cézanne’s lifelong attachment to the woman who was his model, […] [Read More]
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Why Are We Going To War?

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Yes, ISIS is terrible and they are doing terrible things – but terrible things are happening all over including Africa, for example, and Ukraine (both sides, by the way). The hue and cry to take up arms once again in the Middle East is hard for any politician to resist, and midterm elections loom. Chris […] [Read More]
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Liberal countries have more happy citizens while conservatives are happier individuals

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Source: American Psychological Association People living in more liberal countries are happier on average than those in less liberal countries, but individually, conservatives are happier than liberals no matter where they live, according to a study of people in 16 Western European countries. “Liberal governments tend to do more to shield citizens against certain hardships, […] [Read More]
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Teachers are quitting due to high stakes standardized testing and lack of voice in what they teach

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Source: Michigan State University Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay and benefits and lack of voice in what they teach. So finds a Michigan State University education scholar – and former […] [Read More]
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Millions of children not getting recommended preventive care – Affordable Care Act will help

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the United States did not receive key clinical preventive services, according to a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Clinical preventive services are various forms of important medical or dental care that support healthy development. They […] [Read More]
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My Latest Health Book: Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

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Health Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet Edited By Jonathan D. Kantrowitz Published by Tsadek Press Copyright, Jonathan Kantrowitz 2014 8.5 x 11, 168 pages $12.95 2 Tsadek Press books $19.95 3 Tsadek Press books $24.95 Call 1-800-232–2224 to order a pdf of this title This book (along with its companion volume Health Benefits of Fruits […] [Read More]
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Millionaire’s Tax, Immigration, Earned Income Tax Credit

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A large number of excellent articles in the summer edition of Pathways including these three: Do Millionaires Migrate When Tax Rates Are Raised? Does the pursuit of revenue lead to the flight of millionaires? This study answers this question by examining two natural experiments in the state taxation of millionaires, in each case exploiting data […] [Read More]
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Latest Blog Posts

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Education Research Report Health News Report Increasing course structure works disproportionately well for black students—halving the black–white achievement gap—and first-generation students Jonathan Kantrowitz at Education Research Report – 23 hours ago At the college level, the effectiveness of active-learning interventions is typically measured at the broadest scales: the achievement or retention of all students in […] [Read More]
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