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In an article published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology (JCAP), it documents factors that may help predict which youths are at greater risk of more serious disorders and...more
A report from Urban Institute covers the health insurance coverage and health status of disconnected low-income men in the United States from 2008 to 2010.
The report tackles men's connections to...more
A study that examined 100 U.S. airports revealed that few provided a suitably equipped, private lactation room for breastfdeeding mothers, even though most described themselves as being breastfeeding...more
According to a group of economists who published their findings in Choices Magazine, sequestration and proposed legislation, such as the Census Reform Act of 2013, will cut the reporting of some...more
According to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication, binge drinking five or more alcoholic drinks in a row is common among high school senior students.
The authors note...more
In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, older adults who had participated in cognitive training programs reported less difficulty with daily living tasks compared to...more
A new study by IIASA researchers and colleagues at the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital finds that improvements in education levels worldwide have been key drivers of...more
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis researchers indicate that gunshot injuries among children and adolescents, while scarce, are more severe, costly and...more
Nonprofits, designers, and technology specialists have gathered together at the recent Hack to End Homelessness event in Seattle to visualize and contextualize the homelessness problem across the...more
According to published findings in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, new research shows that bilingualism or speaking two languages...more