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Philadelphia Reduces Tobacco Use

Tobacco use has declined over the past 50 years in the United States, but not at the same speed for minorities and people with low incomes.

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Our Price for Prisons

Whole communities are afflicted by incarceration, and the criminal justice system may harm the communities they supposedly protect.

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Take the Time You Need

Criminal reporting policies should consider expanding to a 120-hour window for all physical injuries from sexual assault.

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Smoking Sticks in the Sticks

Rural youth have 50 percent higher odds of smoking than their urban peers. Without intervention, rural adolescents will bear more of smoking’s consequences.

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Food Fights

Children in the US who lack nutritious food may suffer from the cumulative effects of a chaotic and sometimes dangerous home environment.

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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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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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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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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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Tagging Tuberculosis

Lapses in testing guidelines undermine efforts to completely eliminate tuberculosis in the country despite decline in incidence and prevalence.

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