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Beginnings, Bright and Dark

To solve the darkest public health issues—suicide, sexual abuse, obesity and chronic disease—researchers see the light of day in adolescence, childhood and the womb.
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Rage vs. Reason

Reason versus Rage

Society’s longtime focus on punishment of child sexual abusers needs to shift to include prevention. Here’s why.

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The Weighting Game

The Weighting Game

The director of the only global center on child obesity answers the big questions about an epidemic that’s raging from west to east.

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A Radical Notion

A Radical Notion

A baby’s very first environmental exposures—in the womb—influence not only birth outcome but also a lifetime of risk for adult diseases.

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A Path Toward Hope

A Path Toward Hope

Celebrating Life, an innovative collaboration of White Mountain Apaches and Baltimore-based researchers, works to prevent youth suicides.

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Preventing Sexual Child Abuse

Preventing Sexual Child Abuse

Researcher Elizabeth Letourneau shares simple steps to reduce the risk of child sexual abuse.

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