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New research indicates that rehab strategies combined with meditation-like practices with drug and behavior therapies are more helpful than drug-plus-talk therapy alone when helping people beat...more
In a soon-to-be published report in the International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments, a survey of middle and high school student attitudes to cyberbullying and online...more
In a soon-to-be released study in the Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research slated for February 2014, findings indicate that better verbal development in childhood results to more frequent...more
A total of 5.4 million uninsured young adults will be qualified for Medicaid coverage in 2014.
However, 4.3 million uninsured young adults earning below 138 percent of the Federal Poverty Level...more
The Welfare Rules Databook presents tables that include key Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) policies for each state as of July 2012. It also contains longitudinal tables outlining...more
According to a new study from the Brown University public health researchers, if every state in the US has expanded the number of seniors getting meals by just 1 percent, more than a thousand...more
According to a study about "The Bright Side of Positive Perceptual Bias: Children's Estimations of Network Centrality and Aggression," kids who overestimate their popularity are less likely to be...more
The University of Nebraska Lincoln's Alternative Service Break group will be rolling out to California this January to gain insight on migrant workers and their impact on the United States economy...more
A new study in the journal Crime & Delinquency details the first contemporary findings on how the risk of arrest varies across race and gender.
The study reveals that 30 percent of black males, 26...more
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius releases a statement recognizing National Native American Heritage Month.
This year's theme, "Guiding Our Destiny...more