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Stories in the September issue include:
Barbershop interventions improving health outcomes [ [link removed] ]
Researchers have suspected for years that barbershops are ideal for health interventions in the black community. Now data is backing that up.
Shareable scooters offer risks, benefits for transportation [ [link removed] ]
E-scooters have become fixtures in many U.S. cities, but riders usually don’t wear helmets or follow other safety rules, leading to injuries.
As attacks on abortion surge, some states move to protect access [ [link removed] ]
Abortion is becoming less of an option for women in the U.S. as states pass highly-restrictive laws. But not all states are moving to restrict access, and several have passed laws reaffirming choice.
Social media, television linked to depression in teens [ [link removed] ]
Teens who take in a lot of social media and television can have more symptoms of depression, a new long-term study finds.
Young athletes at risk of concussions, research shows [ [link removed] ]
Concussions make up almost half of all injuries children sustain during recreational sports, research finds.
Healthy You: Talking to kids about scary things in the news [ [link removed] ]
With so much news on TV and the internet, it’s tough for parents to shield kids. But parents can learn how to talk to them about concerns. Read Healthy You online [ [link removed] ] , or download as a PDF in English or Spanish.
Newsmakers [ [link removed] ]
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