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    • Babies Behind Bars 

      Fonte, Emily; Cornejo, Val (2020-04-24)
      Prison nursery programs give pregnant incarcerated women the opportunity to keep their infants with them while serving their sentences. Duration of the program is facility dependent, but can last anywhere from 30 days to ...
    • Effects of Firearm Regulation on Suicide Rates 

      Madsen, Jillian; Helterbran, Shae (2020-04-24)
      Suicide by firearm continues to threaten the lives of American citizens; as a result, there is a need for a national discussion on firearm legislation. In 2017, the CDC reported suicide was the tenth leading cause of death ...
    • Exercise Your Gut Feeling 

      Olsen, Alexa; Croy, Brigit; Triplett, Mallory (2020-04-24)
      Probiotics have become a burning issue in mainstream society. Probiotics are described as “live microorganisms, [that] demonstrate modulatory effects on pro- (i.e., IL-6) and anti-inflammatory (i.e., IL-10) cytokines” ...
    • Impact of Complementary Therapy on PTSD Symptoms 

      Buckner, Allison; Gaber, Natalie (2020-04-24)
      Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition individuals of any age may develop after exposure to one or multiple threatening events; such events may include experiences of war, witnessing a violent ...
    • The Impact of Tobacco Use on the Symptoms of Schizophrenia 

      Mulcahy, Katelyn; Romine, Abigail (2020-04-24)
      In individuals with schizophrenia, there are often high rates of use of tobacco products. In a world wide meta analysis, 67% of the adults with schizophrenia smoke cigarettes (Xu et al., 2014), whereas only 13.7% of the ...
    • Nursing: Risky Business? An Examination of Suicide Rates in Nursing 

      Helbling, Susmitha; Drinkall, Cassandra; Munden, Aleta (2020-04-24)
      Suicide is a rising concern within the general population, but it is an increasingly growing concern among the nursing profession as well. The CDC defines suicide as “death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to ...
    • Prenatal Exercise and Postpartum Depression 

      Sentieri, Sydney; Fletcher, Cathy (2020-04-24)
      Many women around the world may experience postpartum depression (PPD). According to ACOG (2019), PPD most commonly occurs in the first weeks after childbirth but can occur up to a year after childbirth. It presents as ...
    • Reproductive Justice: Efficacy of STI Prevention Programs on Sexual Health Outcomes in Incarcerated Women 

      Damron, Cheyenne; Gianotti, Lynsy; Strader, Bailey (2020-04-24)
      Correctional facilities continue to be positively correlated to high concentrations of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). According to Wiehe, Rosenman, Aalsma, Scanlon, and Fortenberry (2015), test positivity rates ...
    • Residency Isn’t Just for Doctors? Effects of Nurse Residency Programs on Turnover & Retention Rates 

      Day, Sarah; Kloker, Kendra; Kraft, Josh (2020-04-24)
      Entry into independent practice as a newly graduated nurse is often overwhelming and can be a difficult experience for which to prepare. It can be physically and emotionally taxing and unexpectedly challenging as a new ...
    • A Review of a Lesser Known Contribution to Depression 

      Seehafer, Erika; Conner, Erin (2020-04-24)
      Depression is a common mental illness that can have a significant impact on an individual’s life, up to and including death by suicide. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, between 2013 and 2016, 8.1% ...
    • Rural Vs. Urban Suicide Rates Among Adolescents 

      Pyette, Emma; Holmlund, Brooklyn (2020-04-24)
      Adolescent suicide, the act or an instance of taking one’s own life voluntarily and intentionally, is a worldwide problem. “Close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, which is one person every 40 seconds,” ...