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Fostering Mortality

Attention to the special needs of foster children will be necessary to prevent the trailing effects of trauma and premature death.

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Minimizing Suicide

The American working class is facing substantial economic hardship, and this sustained stress has contributed to the rise of “deaths of despair.”

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Scoring Stress for Asthmatics

While the racial disparities associated with asthma rates have been well-documented, specific ways adolescence changes asthma management are less studied.

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Narrowing the Digital Divide

Telemedicine is often lauded as a solution for delivering care to medically-underserved areas, but most vulnerable rural groups do not have internet access.

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Reducing Their Risk

Symptoms of hopelessness, social withdrawal, and talking about suicide increases the possibility of children attempting to take their own life.

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Xenophobia in the Time of Covid-19

Racism is detrimental to public health. Our national leaders and the media have caused Asian Americans to feel unsafe, even in their own homes.

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Left Behind on Leave

Until the US provides national support, more states should consider enacting programs and expanding to six months of paid leave.

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Right to Bear Opinion

Guns laws have evolved since 2015. What hasn’t changed since then is that the majority of US citizens continue to support many gun safety policies.

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Stigmatizing Abortion

When peers are unsupportive, discriminatory, or judgmental and stigmatize abortion, pregnant women experience high rates of depression, anxiety, and stress.

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Sex and Drugs

We know from prior research that early sexual activity is associated with the use of intoxicating substances. However, it is not immediately clear why.

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Missed Hepatitis C

Largely due to the opioid epidemic, hepatitis C infection rates among pregnant women in the US have tripled since the 1990s.

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Birth Control During Covid-19

A deeper understanding of the impacts of telecontraception can help promote creative solutions that persist long after social distancing ends.

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Misdiagnosing Mental Health

By sharing our stories about what it means to experience bipolar disorder, we give permission to people to question their own experiences.

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