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The Suffering Generation

As millennials strive for financial stability, the struggles and despair continue feeding into the rising death rates with drugs, alcohol, and depression.

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Surprise Bills at the ER

Millions of Americans receive a surprise–and often pricey–out-of-network ER visit bill, putting too many seemingly health-insured Americans into debt.   

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Death Watch

Does the news reflect what we die from? We have been conditioned to fear the exceedingly rare and ignore what’s more likely to kill us.

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Immigrant Births in Arizona

SB 1070 has had a negative impact on self-reported health, healthcare use, and pregnancy outcomes among Latino adults and children in Arizona.

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Unpaid Bills

In 2018, nearly four in 10 Americans experienced at least one material hardship despite a relatively strong economy, calling for solutions to bridge this gap.

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The Greening of Vacant Lots

In a reversal of the broken window theory, greened lots restored a sense of pride and belonging to neighborhoods, discouraging crime and gun violence.

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Teenagers Peer at Their Problems

Socioeconomic status can affect teenagers’ perceptions of their peers’ experiences with life problems, further driving health inequities.

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Guns, Not Diagnoses, Kill

Contrary to prevailing media narratives, gun ownership–not mental illness–is what is actually associated with the rates of gun-involved homicides. 

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Warning: Sweet Drinks Ahead

In the midst of a nationwide obesity epidemic, taxing and labeling policies on sugary drinks can work together to help consumers make healthier choices.

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