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Two complementary commanders in charge of the brain

Two complementary commanders in charge of the brain

Marriage a cure for depression?

Marriage a cure for depression?

Overt and subtle racial discrimination and mental health

Overt and subtle racial discrimination and mental health

Policy changes have direct effect on nursing home care

Policy changes have direct effect on nursing home care

Caring for grandchildren does not have negative impacts on grandparents' health

Caring for grandchildren does not have negative impacts on grandparents' health

Most teens' mental health unaffected by nonmarital sex

Most teens' mental health unaffected by nonmarital sex

Double-standard exists in the way that men and women donors are valued by the fertility industry

Double-standard exists in the way that men and women donors are valued by the fertility industry

Study of youth's gender attitudes

Study of youth's gender attitudes

Conference looks at reproductive choices, infant feeding and teenage parenthood

Conference looks at reproductive choices, infant feeding and teenage parenthood

Gender and ethnicity of judges, defendants and victims effect court rulings

Gender and ethnicity of judges, defendants and victims effect court rulings

Child maltreatment declines in the U.S.

Child maltreatment declines in the U.S.

Family instability and child well being

Family instability and child well being

Women much more likely than men to make deep and lasting friendships

Women much more likely than men to make deep and lasting friendships

Delaying sex can have positive effects for adolescents

Delaying sex can have positive effects for adolescents

Outdated physical education syllabus is failing school children

Outdated physical education syllabus is failing school children

LaVeist named inaugural William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in health policy

LaVeist named inaugural William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in health policy

Why we all carry on with those bad habits

Why we all carry on with those bad habits

Study examines children's exposure to neighborhood poverty

Study examines children's exposure to neighborhood poverty

Children in families with no adult in paid employment 13 times more likely to die from injury or poisoning

Children in families with no adult in paid employment 13 times more likely to die from injury or poisoning

Boys more vulnerable and emotionally engaged in romantic relationships than previously thought

Boys more vulnerable and emotionally engaged in romantic relationships than previously thought