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Childhood Trauma and Its Lifelong Health Effects More Prevalent Among Minorities

When researchers first discovered a link in the late 1990s between childhood adversity and chronic health problems later in life, the real revelation was how common those experiences were across all socioeconomic groups. But the first major…
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Early Start Times for High School: Orange Candidates Say It's Time for Change - The Orlando Sentinel

When it comes to listening, members of the Orange County School Board can be less responsive than a corpse. Especially on starting times for high schools. For years, parents have told school officials the same thing experts have — that…
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Free HIV Testing at Walgreens in June - The Sun Sentinel

One June 27th, Walgreens will be offering free HIV testing for National HIV Testing Day. Read more.
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NIH Releases First Dataset from Unprecedented Study of Adolescent Brain Development - National Institutes of Mental Health

The National Institutes of Health today released to the scientific community an unparalleled dataset from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study. To date, more than 7,500 youth and their families have been recruited for the…
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CDC Issues Report on Reducing Youth Violence - The Pensacola News Journal

In its most recent report A Comprehensive Technical Package for the Prevention of Youth Violence and Associated Risk Behaviors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the effectiveness of early childhood home visitations,…