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Contaminating Children

Current guidance from the EPA considers lead concentration in soil below 100 ppm as a low-risk category despite significant risks for children.

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Virginity Testing and Social Norms

Research on the sexual and reproductive issues of girls and women from communities where virginity testing is prevalent is urgently needed.

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Opioid Ups and Downs

For the first time since 1999, the national drug overdose death rate declined in 2018, an important marker of the nation’s response to the opioid epidemic.

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Mapping Environmental Justice

Environmental justice mapping is one way to identify and work with communities most impacted by environmental health disparities.

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Maternal Mistreatment

Understanding women’s lived experiences during and after pregnancy is essential to optimize birth outcomes and reduce maternal mortality in women of color.

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Completion Depends on Conditions

For Black children, the idealized American nuclear family is not enough to overcome the presence of racially motivated disadvantage.

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Visualizing Climate Change

The goal of the vulnerability mapping is to help public health agencies and communities understand the interactions between climate, people, and health.

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One Size Fits Few

Apps reveal that ovulation only occurs at day 14 in 24% of individuals, meaning that most users ovulate outside the previously-defined range.

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Scripts After School Shootings

School shootings in America have become something of a new norm, yet little is known about how survivors cope over the following months and years.

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Paying Your Climate Debt

Climate change is now considered one of the leading threats to public health worldwide. So, how will you choose to pay your climate debt?

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Emergency Cash for Coverage

The chilling reality faced by millions of Americans with unplanned emergency medical costs remains: Where do I turn for help?

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Wrong-to-Carry Laws

States passed right-to-carry laws under the expectation that they would decrease crimes. Evidence now contradicts the basic premise of right-to-carry laws.

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Profile

Dariely Rodriguez

Gray Babbs profiles Dariely Rodriguez to reflect on the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and what it means in today’s political environment. 

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