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Suffering from Secondhand Smoke

People receiving federal housing assistance are among those with the greatest risk of inhaling secondhand smoke.

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Human Health and Ocean Pollution

Plastic pollution has gained wide notoriety of late, but other forms of marine pollution have worsened invisibly.

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Pinning Misinformation

For the over 322 million daily users on Pinterest, deciphering the accuracy of health advice can range from challenging to nearly impossible.

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Ensuring Insurance Profits

Right now, insurance companies can speed up rebates or help invest in local public health initiatives to address Covid-19.

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Essential Oils and Our Health

Essential oils need to be researched, regulated for quality, and checked for safety and accurate labeling.

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Under the Gun

Poverty has long been seen as one of the biggest risk factors for violent victimization and firearm-related-crimes.

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Depressed in the US

The aftermath of the pandemic will require the development of long-term strategies that address mental health broadly.

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Bullied at Work

Bullies aren’t confined to playgrounds and middle school cafeterias. Many people are bullied at their jobs well into adulthood.

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Checking for Guns

The impulse of Americans to buy guns in the face of social upheaval reflects Americans’ perceptions of fear and safety.

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Digital Footprints and our Health

All data is health data. Your patterns of technology use, also known as a digital footprint, say a lot about your health.

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Catastrophic Spending

The ACA granted insurance for millions of people, but insurance is not enough when insured people can’t afford healthcare.

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From School to Prison

Being suspended increased a student’s odds of criminal justice system involvement and reduced educational attainment.

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