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Being a pop star once meant baring skin – now, for...

Kristin J. Lieb, Emerson College In Billie Eilish’s 2019 video for “Bury A Friend,” the then-17-year-old singer blurs the...

How you can help veterans every day

Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Purdue University As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the number of these...

African American teens face mental health crisis but are less likely...

Rebecca Klisz-Hulbert, Wayne State University Black youth in the U.S. experience more illness, poverty, and discrimination than their white counterparts. These issues put them at...

Why teen depression rates are rising faster for girls than boys

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University We’re in the middle of a teen mental health crisis – and girls are at its epicenter. Since 2010, depression,...

More mental health care won’t stop the gun epidemic, new study...

Tom Wickizer, The Ohio State University; Evan V. Goldstein, The Ohio State University, and Laura Prater, The Ohio State University Guns exact a heavy toll...

Is it even possible to connect ’13 Reasons Why’ to teen...

Emily Lund, University of Alabama and Michael R. Nadorff, Mississippi State University Netflix recently released the third season of “13 Reasons Why,” and the Salt...

The mental health crisis among America’s youth is real – and...

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University The first signs of a problem started to emerge around 2014: More young people said they felt overwhelmed and...

Denying transgender identity has serious impact on mental health

Bethany Grace Howe, University of Oregon “Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme. But the...

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Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn’t start when….

Our obsession with hereditary cancers didn't start when we discovered the breast cancer gene Devon Stillwell, Johns Hopkins University Angelina Jolie received much public attention for...