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Aging Out into Adulthood

A researcher examined how disability among children aging out of the foster care system affects their likelihood of experiencing incarceration, homelessness, childbearing, and substance misuse.

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Not Mint to Be

A simulation study measured the potential impact a ban on menthol cigarettes and vaping products would have on smoking rates.

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No Health Without Mental Health

Are depression and/or anxiety associated with higher rates of accumulating chronic conditions than having neither condition?

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Dream Disparities

The percentage of people getting less that seven hours sleep per night increased significantly from 2004-2018, particularly for Black people.

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Schizophrenia Diagnosis Disparities

Researchers analyzed nursing home resident data to see if race influenced schizophrenia diagnoses before and after a Medicare and Medicaid partnership was implemented.

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Cannabis Possession Arrests

States that decriminalized or legalized marijuana significantly reduced arrest rates among both Black and White youth.

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Stripped Aid

Strip club workers were unable to work when COVID-19 shut down the service industry, and they were barred from federal relief.

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Correction-ing Community Health Policy

Researchers modeled and simulated the transmission of COVID-19 between a U.S. correctional facility and its local community to analyze the benefits of testing and quarantining incarcerated people and the risks of spillover infections.

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