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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

Shapiro says Americans' seemingly volatile spending pattern linked to 'sensible cash management'

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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

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Freedman documents connection between neighborhood and cancer among older men and women

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"Living in Certain Neighborhoods Increases the Chances Older Men and Women Will Develop Cancer, Study Finds" - Science Daily. 12/12/2010.

Vicki Freedman's study is the first to show that older people living in racially segregated areas with high crime rates have a much higher risk of developing cancer than do their counterparts living in less segregated, safer neighborhoods.

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Vicki Freedman

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