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Racial/Ethnic and Sexual Minority Males Among Unhealthiest People in America, Report Finds

APA working group recommends more research, improved public policy
June 18, 2018

Helicopter Parenting May Negatively Affect Children's Emotional Well-Being, Behavior

Children with overcontrolling parents may later struggle to adjust in school and social environments, study says
June 18, 2018

Are You Really You When You're Hungry?

Hunger can lead to anger, but it’s more complicated than a drop in blood sugar, study says
June 11, 2018
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