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Research suggests that supports are more likely to be provided to meet the needs of the majority of people with cancer who are older, rather than to younger people with cancer. (Shutterstock)

Finding community online after finding a lump: Social media and younger adults with cancer

Younger cancer patients have unique challenges, and resources often target older patients. Social media brings younger cancer patients together to share information, emotional support and hope.
The transition from the supportive world of pediatric care to the adult system can be challenging for teens learning to manage chronic health conditions on their own. Shutterstock

Teens with chronic conditions face challenges and risks when they age out of pediatric rheumatology care

Aging out of the supportive world of pediatric care at a vulnerable time in life can pose risks to teens with chronic health conditions as they enter the resource-strapped adult care system.
Little work has been done to understand young people’s willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Above: a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus on May 6. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin 

How to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake and decrease vaccine hesitancy in young people

As vaccine eligibility is expanded to adolescents and young adults, understanding who might be more likely to be vaccine hesitant, and why, can help inform public health strategies
First year Western University students Sarah Pignatelli and Mason Shearer wait for a COVID-19 test in London, Ont., on Sept. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geoff Robins

Young adults, unfairly blamed for COVID-19 spread, now face stress and uncertain futures

Media depictions of youth during the pandemic are distorting the actual experiences, practices and attitudes of young adults during COVID-19, as well as the pandemic’s impact on them.
Some parents may find it difficult to grant their emerging adult children increased autonomy and independence. (Shutterstock)

How parents’ psychological control may lead to young adult students’ fear of failure

A study found that students’ experiences of parents’ psychological control predicted higher fear of failure and worse adjustment to their university studies.

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