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Youngest adults are least likely to be vaccinated, and their interest in shots is declining, CDC finds
Youngest adults are least likely to be vaccinated, and their interest in shots is declining, CDC finds
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed adult vaccination rates by age through May 22, finding 80 percent of adults older than 65 had been immunized compared with just 38.3 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds.
·washingtonpost.com·
Youngest adults are least likely to be vaccinated, and their interest in shots is declining, CDC finds
Older Adults Who Live Alone Benefited from Seeing People in Person during the COVID Pandemic but Not Necessarily by Talking on the Phone - Council on Contemporary Families
Older Adults Who Live Alone Benefited from Seeing People in Person during the COVID Pandemic but Not Necessarily by Talking on the Phone - Council on Contemporary Families
The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota
·thesocietypages.org·
Older Adults Who Live Alone Benefited from Seeing People in Person during the COVID Pandemic but Not Necessarily by Talking on the Phone - Council on Contemporary Families
Respiratory health disparities have persisted in the past 60 years: study
Respiratory health disparities have persisted in the past 60 years: study
The study shows that people with lower income and education have worse lung health, even though air quality has improved in recent decades.
·journalistsresource.org·
Respiratory health disparities have persisted in the past 60 years: study
No More Noise: Turning Down The Volume on Cities - Part 1
No More Noise: Turning Down The Volume on Cities - Part 1
Listen to this episode from WSJ’s The Future of Everything on Spotify. The battle against noise has been waged, rather quietly, for decades. And yet, urban noise pollution is getting worse. A growing body of evidence indicates that it is more than a nuisance- persistent exposure to noise can cause chronic health issues. Anyone can be impacted, but marginalized communities most often live closer to sources of unwanted noise. In this episode, we look at the impacts of urban noise, new efforts to understand and track it and consider design solutions that can help mitigate unwanted sound.
·open.spotify.com·
No More Noise: Turning Down The Volume on Cities - Part 1
The Trevor Project National Survey
The Trevor Project National Survey
The Trevor Project's 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health is the organization's third annual, cross-sectional national survey of LGBTQ youth across the United States. We hope this report elevates the voices and experiences of diverse LGBTQ youth, providing insights that can be used by researchers, policymakers, and the many organizations working to support LGBTQ youth around the world.
·thetrevorproject.org·
The Trevor Project National Survey
How Two Undergraduate Scientists Uncovered One of the Pharmaceutical Industries Biggest Secrets
How Two Undergraduate Scientists Uncovered One of the Pharmaceutical Industries Biggest Secrets
A team of undergraduates lead by a professor at Cold Spring Harbor demonstrated that many targeted drugs do not work as expected. Target discovery is the pharmaceutical industry's grand challenge.
·forbes.com·
How Two Undergraduate Scientists Uncovered One of the Pharmaceutical Industries Biggest Secrets