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What Happens When Schoolchildren Live in Violent Neighborhoods? The Effects are Broader than Previously Known, a Study Finds - The Washington Post

Researchers have shown — and teachers know — that schoolchildren exposed to neighborhood violence can have a tougher time learning, experiencing more stress and depression than their peers growing up in safe neighborhoods. But a Johns…
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Moms Need Social Support, And Not Just in the Baby Years - NPR

A new study suggests that social support networks may help mothers develop closer relationships with their teenage children. Interestingly, the study did not find that such networks impacted fathers. Read more.