Psychology & Psychiatry

For new mothers, feeling low in social status poses risk to health

When it comes to the link between socioeconomic status and health, perception can be as important as reality. A study published by the American Psychological Association finds that new mothers who see themselves as lower ...

Overweight & Obesity

Odds for an eating disorder may vary by income

(HealthDay)—Young Americans from low-income homes are more likely than those whose families are better off to be unhappy with the way they look and to have an eating disorder, a new study finds.

Health

Children, the pandemic, and long-term mental health consequences

By now, we have a relatively good general understanding of COVID-19's physiological effects on children and teens: Compared to adults, fewer young people have gotten the virus, and those infected generally tend to have milder ...

Health

SNAP work requirements put low-income Americans at risk

When work requirements for a federal food safety-net program start again, many low-income Americans will lose benefits—and Black adults will be hardest hit, according to a study published today. In addition, some disabled ...

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