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September 17, 2012

Michelle McMurry-Heath (Cohort 2) Food and Drug Administration

Emerging technology may be the rock star of regulatory science.
September 13, 2012

Margaret Sheridan (Cohort 5) Wired Science

Science is painting a dramatic picture of how childhood neglect damages developing brains, so stunting them that neglect might be likened to physically violent abuse.
September 11, 2012

Christopher Wildeman (Cohort 6) Vera Institute of Justice

Christopher Wildeman: "Incarceration and Population Health in Wealthy Democracies"
September 11, 2012

Kathleen Ziol-Guest (Cohort 4) Science Daily

Health is an important part of development, with links to how children do cognitively and academically
September 7, 2012

Alonzo Plough (National Advisory Committee) Business Wire

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Urges Residents to Get to Know Your Neighbors and Prepare Together for Next Emergency or Disaster.
September 5, 2012

Sarah Burgard (Cohort 1) HealthWise

Workers who perceive their jobs aren't secure are more likely to rate themselves in poor health and have increased symptoms of anxiety and depression.
September 4, 2012

Cassandra Okechukwu (Cohort 6) HuffingtonPost.com

There are differences in sleep health based on social factors such as ethnoracial group, education level, and household income
September 4, 2012

Natasha Dow Schüll (Cohort 1) Softpedia

Some motivations that appear to drive gambling addiction are not at all what you would expect.
August 31, 2012

David Asch (UPenn Site Director) MarketPlace - Life

So, should the government be in the business of telling people what they can and can't eat?
August 31, 2012

Cleopatra Abdou (Cohort 6) Social Science & Medicine

Maternal familism predicts birthweight and asthma symptoms three years later

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