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SPOTLIGHT

IN THE NEWS: Prevent Sick Days From School

New Contribution from Joe Eisenberg

Nearly 22 million school days are lost annually due to the common cold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Most Parents Say Their Kids Have Ridden With a Risky Teen Driver

New Research from Gary Freed

Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: The Ultimate Guide to Dealing With Menopause

New Research from Sioban Harlow

New research from an ongoing study into menopausal health details some ways that women can deal with early symptoms. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Paid Time off Is Not a Luxury--It's a Lifesaver

New Contribution from Arline Geronimus

Chronic stress can often negatively impact the physical health of marginalized Americans, including the working class, but guaranteed paid time off may alleviate some of the factors that can lead to chronic illnesses. Read more