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2013-05-16 12:40:10

People with negative feelings toward climate change seek out more information, study finds Sixty-two percent of Americans now say they believe that global warming is happening, but 46 percent say they are “very sure” or “extremely sure” that it is not. Only 49 percent know why it is occurring, and about as many say they´re not worried about it, according to the April report of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. Because information about...

2012-09-28 14:21:45

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Get your flu shot" is advice that many college students ignored in 2009. Findings of a researcher studying the problem highlight the influences of a complex set of interrelated factors, such as students' baseline knowledge, their information seeking, and the credibility of information sources. Students' low response rate is of particular concern because up to November 2009, almost 80 percent of confirmed H1N1 flu cases in the United...