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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 4:00am
In Florida's youth corrections system, the cycle has been long and predictable: A teen dies a preventable death. Juvenile justice administrators announce reforms and promise change. Repeat.
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Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 9:48am
A recent study found that more than one free meal increased the likelihood of doctors prescribing the drug of the meal provider
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July 23, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:00pm
Resilience is a popular buzzword in health circles these days. But as two speakers with extensive experience on the issue told journalists this week, it's a far more complex issue than media accounts commonly suggest.
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July 22, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
Work for one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies and apply to be a Producer at NBC Universal.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Residents living near the now-shuttered Exide battery recycling center in east Los Angeles fought hard to close the lead-emitting plant. But their struggles continue, as they now turn to a cleanup effort of daunting proportions.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
In the wake of studies finding big differences in language ability between rich and poor kids by the age of 18 months, a leading researcher outlines the latest thinking on how to bridge the class-based "word gap."
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 4:00am
Looking through health statistics for the United States, there’s an area that almost always shows up in red: Alabama’s Black Belt. A stretch of fertile lands across the southern half of the state, it was one of the most brutal and wealthy parts of the country during the slavery era....
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00am
The little girl just wasn’t herself. Her mom, Jacqueline Thomas, knew something was seriously wrong....
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July 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 4:00am
Despite decades of effort and millions in taxpayer money, Cleveland’s kids continue to have some of the highest rates of lead poisoning in the country. Bad housing and urban blight only compound their stress and suffering.
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July 19, 2016 | 1 comments
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 4:00am
It’s an ongoing debate that has been given special urgency in light of recent attention to police killings of black men. When does the need to inform cross over to sensationalism?
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July 18, 2016 | 1 comments
Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 4:00am
One parent referred to Georgia's 46-year-old system for segregating children diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disabilities as “a warehouse for kids the school system doesn't want or know how to deal with.”
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July 17, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:00am
Oklahoma's Tulsa County has essentially recreated a system of debtors’ prisons, critics say. Less noted, however, is what happens to the children when parents are locked up in county jail, whether for a few days or several months.
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July 15, 2016 | 0 comments
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
Check out this week's full roundup of job opportunities. Also, applications are still being accepted for a fellowship with The Gerontological Society of America.
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July 15, 2016 | 0 comments
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 4:00am
Criminalizing pregnant women and new mothers for drug dependency problems leads to poorer health outcomes while disproportionately punishing low-income women of color, argues maternal health advocate Emily Eckert.
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July 14, 2016 | 1 comments
Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 4:00am
“We expected to find a larger difference between plans on and off the exchange,” said researcher Simon Haeder. “In both cases, it was very unlikely to get an appointment.”
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