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Poor Women Of Color Bear The Brunt Of Zika Burden In Brazil
More than 2,000 babies in Brazil have birth defects associated with Zika.
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The Effects Of Air Pollution On Human Health
No one can escape the dangers.
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For Students With Disabilities, Quality Of Education Can Depend On ZIP Code
The law says these students deserve to learn. In some districts, parents say that's not happening.
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Special Education’s Hidden Racial Gap
By Emmanuel Felton, The Hechinger Report
Across the country, black and Latino children with special needs are far less likely to graduate than their white peers.
When The Scars Of A Mass Shooting Aren't Left By Bullets
Americans who live through mass shootings often need extensive mental health treatment. Charity can't pay for it all.
The Low Number Of Students With Disabilities Graduating From College Is A Crisis
By Jackie Mader and Sarah Butrymowicz, The Hechinger Report
How better soft skills might boost low college persistence and employment rates.
Far From The Tree: A Documentary Review
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health
Trevor, a seemingly normal adolescent, age 16, one morning went to a nearby woods, captured and brutally killed a child half
Illustration by Jonathan Shin
Almost All Students With Disabilities Are Capable Of Graduating. Here's Why They Don't.
By Sarah Butrymowicz and Jackie Mader, The Hechinger Report
Our education system is failing students with special needs.
The Budget Resolution Is Devastating For The Bisexual Community
, Guest Writer
Bisexual people are statistically lower income and more likely to have a disability.
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It’s High Time We Research Medical Marijuana
Sen. Orrin Hatch
Senior Senator for the state of Utah
The benefits of medicinal cannabis are clear and the federal government shouldn't interfere with Americans receiving vital treatment for chronic illness.
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The More We Learn About CTE, The Harder It Is For Football To Stay The Same
By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
It's clear something has to change. But what?
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The Infuriating Reason Doctors Are Afraid To Get Mental Health Help
By Ronnie Cohen, Reuters
There are steps we can take to curb doctors' high suicide rates.
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Two Mothers Open Up About What Happens When Kids With Autism Grow Up
Moms from Los Angeles and small-town Indiana share their parenting journeys.
My Journey With Asperger's And My Gender Transition
woman with Asperger's
As I was grappling with the idea that I was different from other children, I was also beginning to question the male gender I was born into.
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Many Women With Disabilities Don't Get Screened For Cancer As Much As They Should
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
Vision impairment, lack of access to a car and mobility problems were linked to lower rates of cancer screening.
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The New GOP Health Care Bill Would Be Devastating To People With HIV
This bill would jeopardize efforts to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S.
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