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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

Group of young adults

Racial and ethnic disparities in chronic disease

4/8/2011 feature story

Using data from Add Health, Narayan Sastry and George Kaplan examine early life influences on racial/ethnic disparities in chronic disease risk. They look at behavioral and biological factors, and the role of social, demographic, and economic factors in various contexts and over the lifecourse.

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George A. Kaplan
Narayan Sastry

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