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doctor's stethoscope lies on a table

Jun 24, 2021

Study Highlights Racial Inequity in Health Care Access, Quality

States with higher levels of systemic racism also had bigger racial disparities regarding access to healthcare. 

middle school boy sits by himself

Jun 7, 2021

Nobody’s Been Studying Socially Isolated Kids. That’s a Problem.

Isolated kids cause fewer problems, so get less attention than kids who act out. But they face different risks. 

young black man wearing a bookbag is smiling and confident

May 26, 2021

Can Racial Identity Protect Black Teens From Racism-Related Stress? It’s Complicated

94% of Black teens surveyed reported experiencing racism. 

Twin sisters Iman, left, and Salam pose together at a Wolf Ears sculpture on campus and make wolf hands gestures. 

May 11, 2021

Twin Sisters Nurture Friendship, Individuality

Twin sisters Salam and Iman Ibrahim forged their own paths at NC State, discovering new passions while strengthening their bond.  

an older couple walks down the street

Apr 20, 2021

Study Highlights Role of Physical, Mental Health in Cognitive Impairment

Preserving physical and mental health helps older adults experiencing cognitive impairment. 

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Apr 7, 2021

Study Finds Those Late-Night Snacks May Be Hurting You at Work

Unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work. 

person with a cup of coffee

Mar 16, 2021

Tired at the Office? Take a Quick Break. Your Work Will Benefit.

"Microbreaks" help people stay engaged with their work. 

educational toys in a preschool classroom

Feb 22, 2021

Study Suggests Teacher-Student Bonds May Be Especially Important for Homeless Kids

A strong bond with teachers may make kids more resilient. 

boy covering his face

Jan 5, 2021

Non-Immigrant Kids Respond Differently When Immigrant Children Are Bullied

Non-immigrant adolescents object less to bullying when the victim is an immigrant. 

black girl being held on a parent's shoulders

Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

young woman speaking into a megaphone

Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

masked healthcare worker talks to elderly patient

Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

children silhouetted in front of a museum exhibit about the moon

Jul 23, 2020

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning, in Tween Visitors

How teens help tweens get the most out of science museums. 

black and white children in a classroom

Jul 6, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

A study of prospective teachers finds they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

confident young woman looks at the camera

Apr 20, 2020

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use for Black Teens

The finding draws on dozens of sexual health studies involving Black youth.