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International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Based on press releases disseminated from MU’s News Bureau, during the week of July 6, 2016, the following news placements about Mizzou appeared in international, national, state and online media outlets.
View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php. 

Steve Ball, associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology in the College of Human
Environmental Sciences, provided exercise advice including the best time of day to exercise for
individuals to attain the ultimate benefit.
More than 33.4 million have had the opportunity to view the stories about this research online or in print.
SELF (2.3 million unique visitors per month) Comments ran twice.
Fox News (28.8 million unique visitors per month)   

Clark Peters, assistant professor in the School of Social Work and the Truman School of Public
Affairs, found that youth transitioning out of foster care often face risk of homelessness and poverty.He
recommends that states provide additional resources for continued financial guidance to young people
aging out of foster care.
Link to release: “Lacking Family Support, Young People Transitioning Out of Foster Care Need
Additional Financial Assistance and Guidance
More than 14 million people have had the opportunity to view the stories about this research online or in print.
Futurity (AAU research news website, 1.5 million unique visitors per month)
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Psych Central (2.9 million unique visitors per month) 

Laura Scherer, assistant professor of psychological sciences in the College of Arts and Science, proposed that open communication about the CDC’s vaccine reporting system could improve public trust that vaccines are safe, thereby increasing vaccine acceptance. Findings from the study suggest that data may not increase the public’s acceptance of vaccines and that the media should use caution before propagating vaccine stories.
Link to release: “Reported Data on Vaccines May Not Build Public Trust or Adherence
More than 13.9 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print.
ScienceDaily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Medical Xpress (part of the Science X network, with a monthly readership of 2.5 million)
ScienceCodex (#7 science news blog; 26,001 unique visitors per month)
Futurity (AAU research news website, 1.5 million unique visitors per month)
Healio.com (Pediatrics) (338,921 unique visitors per month) 

Allison Kable, assistant professor in the School of Health Professions, found that apparel-related
barriers can prohibit community participation for people with disabilities.
Link to release: “Apparel Causes Additional Barriers for People Living with Disabilities
More than 12 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print.
Futurity (AAU research news website, 1.5 million unique visitors per month)
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Social Work Today (48,724 unique visitors per month)
Missourian (67,715 unique visitors per month) 

Wolfgang Wiedermann, a quantitative psychology and assistant professor in the College of Education, has developed a new statistical technique that can help scientists determine causation of effects they are studying.
Link to release: New Statistical Approach Will Help Researchers Better Determine Cause-Effect
More than 11 million people have had the opportunity to view the stories about this research online or in print.
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Phys.Org (#3 most read science news site)
Eureka! Science News (#10 most read science news site)
Futurity (AAU research news website, 1.5 million unique visitors per month)

Tahir Rahman, an assistant professor of psychiatry at the School of Medicine, studied the case of mass murderer Anders Breivik, and suggests a new way to classify non-psychotic behavior that leads to criminal acts of violence.
Link to release: “Extreme Beliefs Often Mistaken for Insanity, New Study Finds
More than 50 million people have had the opportunity to view the stories about this research online or in print.
Yahoo! News (#1 most visited news website)
The Washington Post (#8 U.S. newspaper, 474,767 daily circulation)
The Denver Post (#10 U.S. newspaper, 416,676 daily circulation)
The Times of India (#3 most visited international newspaper, 3.15 million circulation) 

Yusuke Higashi, assistant research professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the MU School of Medicine, and Patrice Delafontaine, Dean of the MU School of Medicine, found that Insulin-like Growth Factor, a protein that is naturally found in high levels among adolescents, can help prevent arteries from clogging.
Link to release: Researchers Find Potential Key to Preventing Heart Attacks, Strokes in Older Adults
More than 55 million have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print.
Yahoo! News India (397,287 unique visitors per month)
MSN.com (40.6 million unique visitors per month)
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)

David Beversdorf, associate professor in the departments of radiology, neurology and psychological sciences in the School of Medicine and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, found that mothers of children with autism who have a stress-sensitive gene reported more stress during pregnancy, compared to mothers who did not carry the altered gene. This finding could be a step toward helping identify women who have greater risks for having children with autism.
Link to release: Stress Exposure During Pregnancy Observed in Mothers of Autistic Children
More than 25 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print.
MedicalXpress (part of the Science X network, with a monthly readership of 2.5 million)
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Medical News Today (11 million unique visitors per month)
WFLD-32 TV (Chicago) (#3 U.S. television market)

Mirna Becevic, assistant research professor of telemedicine in the School of Medicine, led a study showing that video-based mental health services are bridging the mental health care gap between rural-area and urban-area children by providing care to underserved areas.
Link to release: Tele-psychiatry Reaches Rural Kids in Need
More than 12 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about this research online or in print.
Science Daily (9.8 million unique visitors per month)
Medical Xpress (part of the Science X network, with a monthly readership of 2.5 million)
eScienceNews.com (#24 most visited science news website)