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Primary Care Deserts and Their Risks

Despite efforts to recruit physicians to areas that lack adequate health services, many primary care deserts still exist across the country, preventing patients from receiving timely care.

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Automobility: The High Cost of Convenience

Despite the problems associated with cars and driving, including increased air pollution and traffic accidents, both individuals and cities continue to prioritize cars over public health.

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Channeling Health

Television viewing in young adulthood, as well as increasing TV time with age, are associated with a higher risk of heart disease and related health concerns.

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Financial Scams, Elders, and the Internet

Elderly individuals are often targets of financial scams on the internet, and with no legal protections in place, the consequences of these scams can take a mental and physical toll.

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Empowering Rural Youth

Children living in rural communities had slightly lower well-being scores than children living in urban communities, with less access to familial and social support structures.

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Science and the Phantasies of Our Time

Science must engage with issues of import while balancing continued and rigorous engagement with long-term work of consequence.

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Brick by Brick: Vaccine Clinics in Schools

School-hosted clinics improved access to the COVID-19 vaccine, but vaccine hesitancy may have prevented families in disadvantaged neighborhoods from getting vaccinated.

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