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Not Just Dads Getting that Bread

Research on fatherhood indicates a rise in stay-at-home fathers and single fathers over the past few decades.

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The Problems with Plastics

As of 2017, the world has produced 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic. A report by Christopher Rhodes highlights five efforts to reduce plastic waste in our environment.

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Title X Funding Improves Family Planning

Title X-participating centers consistently offer more effective and high-quality family planning services than non-Title X health centers.

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Childhood Poverty in Philadelphia

Childhood poverty is not distributed evenly either across the country or within cities. Nearly one-third of Philadelphia’s infants and toddlers live in poverty.

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Driving While Sleeping

Racial minorities are 2.4 times more likely to have sleepiness-related accidents than White drivers. Researchers studied the underlying personal and social health factors that influence drowsy driving.

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High Pay Gets Higher, Low Pay Gets Lower

Middle-wage earners have not seen much of an increase in pay, and low-wage earners have almost exclusively seen drops in their pay over the decades.

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What’s Stopping LGBTQ Progress in Schools?

Few schools are implementing the full panel of CDC-recommended policies to support LGBTQ students. Researchers interviewed school administrators and school health professionals to find out why.

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The Green Ceiling

Climate change disproportionally damages low-income communities and communities of color. Yet, the majority of positions in environmental organizations are held by White individuals.

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Sharing (Anxiety and Depression) is Caring

In a study of seventh graders followed over time, researchers considered how negative emotions might predict the end of adolescent friendships. 

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