Even financially comfortable LGBTQ+ Americans may find themselves vulnerable to economic shocks.
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Gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities can face significant economic challenges with age.
What’s a good way to get people to participate in blood drives?
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Because not everyone who is eligible to give blood donates at least once a year, there are periodic shortages, like the one the American Red Cross declared on Sept. 11, 2023.
Regular testing for HIV protects you and those around you.
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Many people at heightened risk for HIV have never been tested. Those who have self-tested for HIV often don’t go on to receive care or change their sexual behavior.
According to the courts, what’s considered harassment in white-collar environments may not be in blue-collar workplaces.
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While women in poverty are more likely to experience sexual harassment and domestic abuse than higher-income women, people assume it is less distressing for them.
Remote workers lack the same institutional cyber protection as their in-office colleagues.
A survey of remote and office workers found that people working from home were more likely to take steps to protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
Pilates is a form of mind-body exercise that involves weight resistance and strength training.
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It’s long been known that exercise helps maintain strength and agility as we age. New research points to the importance of exercise type in supporting cognitive health in the latest decades of life.
The Potomac River spills over Great Falls west of Washington, D.C..
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When water warms, it holds less oxygen, and this can harm aquatic life and degrade water quality. A new study finds that climate change is driving oxygen loss in hundreds of US and European rivers.
Childhood exposure to lead can limit cognitive development and cause a drop in IQ.
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Researchers found that children exposed to secondhand smoke had higher than average levels of lead in their blood.
“Food is medicine” programs recognize the vital importance of fresh produce in a person’s overall health.
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When people taking part in 22 pilot programs across the US got free fruits and vegetables, their health improved.
The most in-the-know insiders earned three times as much as the typical investor in any given month.
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Executives and other high-level inside traders at US companies with global sales earned about three times as much in a month as the average investor, a new study found.
Many gamers discuss deeply personal and sensitive topics with each other.
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For young men who struggle with mental health or lack connections in real life, chat and community features of online games can be a source of support.
Social media pushes evolutionary buttons.
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Social media companies’ drive to keep you on their platforms clashes with how people evolved to learn from each other. One result is more conflict and misinformation.
Maternal death rates are higher in the U.S. than in other high-income countries.
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Black women died during or soon after pregnancy at higher rates than any other racial group in every year from 1999 to 2019. American Indian and Alaska Native women had the greatest increase in risk during this period.
A new study found that youth were providing extreme or untruthful responses to CDC surveys on LGBQ student health.
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Potential inaccuracies in CDC high school surveys may have created an exaggerated perception that LGBQ youth engage in risky behaviors, new research shows.
Getting a leg up from mobile robots comes down to getting a bunch of legs.
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A study found that adding legs does more for you than having a good sense of the ground around you − if you’re a mobile robot.
One study has found that only 20% of Asian college students diagnosed with a mental health disorder receive treatment.
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An increase in anti-Asian hate incidents during the pandemic contributed to a rise in depression among Asian and Asian American college students, a study found.
Federal funding shored up charities when the economy was in distress.
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Two economists calculated that the Paycheck Protection Program saved more than 450,000 nonprofit jobs in the first six months after the pandemic was declared.
Research shows that unsupervised online exams can accurately assess student learning.
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Students score about the same on online exams as they do on in-person exams, new research shows.
Nearly a dozen states have enacted these policies so far.
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The law changed older adults’ caregiving behavior because their children became more able to take paid time off work to care for their own newborns.
Using virtual reality headsets can have negative side effects, like dizziness, headaches and nausea.
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Trading in PC monitors for VR headsets can cause workers to experience dizziness, headaches and nausea. Researchers are beginning to understand why and what can be done to minimize the effects.