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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

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Work by Geronimus, Hicken, Keene, and Bound cited in piece on how current politics may impact stress at population level

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"Four ways to stay mentally fit if you’re struggling with the political climate" - The Conversation. 02/13/2017.

Recent political changes are causing emotional pain for some people, says this opinion piece. And demographics plays a role is which groups are feeling the most stress. Pointing to work by Arline Geronimus, Margaret Hicken, Danya Keene, and John Bound on race-based allostatic load differentials, the author makes 4 suggestions to "lighten allostatic load and mitigate negative stress outcomes."

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Arline T. Geronimus
Margaret Hicken
John Bound

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