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Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain While previous studies of incarceration and family life have focused on immediate family—parents, partners and children—a new analysis of a nationally representative survey of U.S. adults that asked about siblings, grandparents, grandchildren, cousins, and other extended family members has found that Black adults in the United States are not only more […]

Yi notes that siblings, for example, influence one another’s well-being in childhood and can later serve as sources of support in adulthood. Grandparents and other relations – especially grandmothers and aunts – often serve as primary or secondary caregivers and as critical sources of in-kind support in families. “Previous family demographic research by other scholars […]

Americans are divided about whether businesses should take a public stance on political and social issues, with 48% believing they should and 52% saying they should not. Younger adults are more likely than older adults to believe businesses should take a stance: 59% of those aged 18 to 29 think as much, compared with 51% […]

(AP) – More than 1.3% of the adult population in the U.S. was displaced by natural disasters in the past year, with hurricanes responsible for more than half of the forced relocations, according to first-of-its-kind survey results from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Household Pulse Survey results said that 3.3 million U.S. adults were displaced by either […]

Loree, J. M. et al. Disparity of race reporting and representation in clinical trials leading to cancer drug approvals from 2008 to 2018. JAMA Oncol. 5(10), e191870 (2019).

Summary What is already known about this topic? Epidemiologic data on and clinical characteristics of monkeypox (mpox) in transgender and gender-diverse persons are limited. What is added by this report? The ongoing mpox outbreak has disproportionately affected transgender and gender-diverse (i.e., not cisgender or transgender) adults. The most commonly reported potential exposure among transgender and […]

In a recent study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, a team of researchers examined the risk factors and prevalence and impact of long coronavirus disease (COVID) among a representative sample of adults in the United States (U.S.) and reported that close to 19 million U.S. adults suffer from long COVID.

Most Black adults say their household finances meet basic needs with either a little or a lot left over for extras, even amid economic disruptions due to COVID-19. Yet financial challenges exist. Fewer than half of Black adults say they have an emergency fund, and some have taken multiple jobs to make ends meet, according […]

(Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images) Periods of catastrophe and anxiety, such as the coronavirus pandemic, have historically led some people to anticipate that the destruction of the world as we know it – the “end times” – is near. This thinking often has a religious component that draws on sacred scripture. In Christianity, for […]

Comment on this story Comment One in 10 U.S. adults over 65 has dementia, a study suggests, while 1 in 5 has cognitive difficulties. Published Oct. 24 in JAMA Neurology, the research updates 20-year-old estimates of the number of . . .

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