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Dating Aggression Is a Global Problem Among Teens
Dating aggression is a global problem among teenagers. International efforts need to focus on prevention.
Racial Identity Is Associated with Foster Care Placement
African-American children are 44% more likely to wind up in foster care than non African-American children.
Beating Homelessness Is About More Than Just Getting Housing
While getting housing is central to solving homelessness, there needs to be an overall improvement in healthcare, education, and social assistance for the poor.
Insurance Providers May Be Making Promises That They Can't Afford to Keep, with the Latest Generation of Retirement Income Products
Corporations, governments, and insurance companies may be underestimating the financial risks of the new generation of personal pension and retirement income products. Insurance providers may not be charging consumers ...
How Can Consumers Make Healthy Eating Choices?
“Nudging” consumers towards healthy food is not fully effective in getting people to eat well. A lack of education or a lack of income play a role in unhealthy food choices.
Canada's "Healthy Living Strategy"
While the economic market offers us the opportunity to earn income and allocate spending towards health, not everyone has the equal amount of resources to access these opportunities. Thus, just distribution of resources ...
African American Women Have a Disadvantage When It Comes to Cancer Care
Race has an impact on breast cancer treatment and survival. Non-Hispanic white women are more likely to survive breast cancer than African American women. Younger women are especially vulnerable. They tend to lack adequate ...
Creating Local and Global Change: The Envisioning Global LGBT Human Rights Project
Community-university research partnerships can enhance both the local and global capacities. All partners who participate have an active role in creating and applying new knowledge that is meaningful and creates real change.
Street Youth Are More Likely Than Housed Youth to Be Victims of Crime
Being homeless exposes young people to dangerous people and places. It marginalizes youth and makes them more vulnerable to violence and victimization.
Drug Safety Is Influenced More by Business Interests Rather Than Public Health
The safety of pharmaceutical drugs in Canada is a concern. While Health Canada is given the power to measure safety and approve drugs, the process has its limits. There is a growing trend towards practicing “risk management” ...