Hear how after school programs in Chicago empowered parents, and how those design principles could improve other government programs.
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Social adversity in early childhood appears to be a significant risk factor for death in early adulthood, a new study of one million children shows.
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New research on ICU beds in hospitals reveals how starkly a person's ZIP code affects access to COVID-19 care.
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School closures due to the pandemic have taken a toll on the learning of low-income children and those of color.
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Only 18% of low-income Americans were able to buy enough food for two weeks in March, new findings on food insecurity show.
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People who are lower on the income scale take a greater hit to their well-being after natural disasters. Recovering economically is harder, too.
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Despite previous study's findings, new research shows that white people are smoking more cigarettes and are more nicotine dependent than Native Americans.
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Metabolites in urine samples allowed researchers to discern whether people in Europe were wealthy or at risk of poverty. The key is diet.
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People who believe that the economy is fair have less of a negative reaction to seeing evidence of economic inequality like homelessness, researchers find.
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The burden of household poverty, rather than trauma and violence, affects child refugees' working memory, researchers say.
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