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Safety and Justice : How Should Communities Reduce Violence?

Subjects: Police-community relations; Violent crimes--PreventionSOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology

  • Abstract: After falling steadily for decades, the rate of violent crime in the United States rose again in 2015 and 2016. Interactions between citizens and police too often ...

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How Should We Reduce Obesity in America?

Subjects: Obesity--United StatesMEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine; HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases & Conditions / General; MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine

  • Abstract: Obesity is a health problem that is growing rapidly in the United States and other parts of the world. In this country, it is epidemic. ...

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End of Life : What Should We Do for Those Who Are Dying?

Subjects: Quality of life; Right to die; Terminal careMEDICAL / Internal Medicine; HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases & Conditions / General; MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine

  • Abstract: What ought to be done at the end of life is both a personal and public decision. As our population ages, it is becoming a ...

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Climate Choices

Subjects: Climatic changesSCIENCE / Environmental Science

  • Abstract: CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT ONLY AN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM. It is also a public-health issue, a national security risk, and an economic challenge of considerable magnitude. ...

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America's Energy Future : How Can We Take Charge?

Subjects: Energy conservation; Power resources--United States; Energy policy--United StatesBUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Real Estate / General

  • Abstract: The following is excerpted from the issue guide, America's Energy Future: How Can We Take Charge?Americans depend on easy access to energy. Most of ...

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Bullying : How Do We Prevent It?

Subjects: Bullying in schools; Bullying in schools--PreventionEDUCATION / Administration / General; EDUCATION / Organizations & Institutions

  • Abstract: Bullying occurs at every age and in many different environments, but it is an all-too-ordinary childhood event. At least one out of every five students ...

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