Young adults are least concerned about COVID-19 risks

Young adults report the least amount of concern about COVID-19. That suggests communicating risks to them would offer the biggest boost in virus reduction.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Feb. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Young adult and teen cancer cases rose 30% in 40 years

Cases of cancer are on the rise in teens and young adults ages 15 to 39 years old, with kidney cancer rising at the greatest rate.

Barbara Schindo-Penn State • futurity
Dec. 4, 2020 ~5 min

More families are discussing end-of-life planning as COVID-19 cases rise – here's how to start the conversation

The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.

Lindy Grief Davidson, Associate Dean for Curriculum & Instruction and Faculty, Judy Genshaft Honors College, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~7 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – marijuana is a different story

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

College-age kids and teens are drinking less alcohol – but something else is rising

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes, but there are still some worrying trends when it comes to substance abuse.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

College-age kids are drinking less alcohol – but smoking more marijuana

Gen Z is breaking stereotypes in some areas, but the number of young adults using both alcohol and marijuana is also rising, raising concerns about a future surge in substance abuse problems.

Ty Schepis, Professor of Psychology, Texas State University • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~6 min

With 250,000 US deaths, COVID-19 is triggering more end-of-life planning – and young people want in on the discussions

The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.

Lindy Grief Davidson, Associate Dean for Curriculum & Instruction and Faculty, Judy Genshaft Honors College, University of South Florida • conversation
Nov. 19, 2020 ~7 min

Young AML survivors face long-term health trouble

Young survivors of acute myeloid leukemia, notably non-white patients and those in deprived neighborhoods, have a high risk of long-term health issues.

Nadine Yehya - UC Davis • futurity
Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

Coming out as bisexual linked to smoking risk

People may be particularly vulnerable to smoking around the time they come out as bisexual, research finds.

Michelle Samuels-Boston U. • futurity
Nov. 9, 2020 ~6 min

More pleasure in hookups with good body image

Unlike lots of other research on sex, a new study looks at pleasure, not dysfunction. The findings link positive body image with greater enjoyment.

Pate McCuien-U. Missouri • futurity
Oct. 12, 2020 ~5 min

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