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The long arm of childhood experience

A recent study by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) based in Germany, studied the impact of socioeconomic status (SES) during childhood...

Mental illness reduces life expectancy

The World Health Organization defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes their own potential, copes with the normal...

Suicide attempts on the rise in black teens

In a recent study performed by the Pediatrics Journal, it was observed that black children, particularly boys five to 11 years of age, experience...

Dubrow on print culture in South Asia

Jennifer Dubrow, an associate professor in the Department of South Asian Civilizations at University of Washington, came to UTM last Monday to talk about her...

Pollution might be cause of increase in violence

A study performed in the U.S. concluded that inflation in air pollution correlates with an increase in violent crimes, but poses no direct effect...
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