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April 02, 2022

Youth Mental Health Crisis & A Shocking Outlook for Tree Losses
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A Youth Mental Health Crisis
A recent poll of found that a quarter of American parents said their adolescent-age child had recently seen a mental health specialist. Most said those visits were within the past year, reportedly due to the emotional trauma and isolation surrounding the pandemic. We'll get details from the poll's co-director, Gary L. Freed, MD, MPH, from the University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.
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A Shocking Outlook for Tree Losses
Invasive insects such as the emerald ash borer are killing a shocking number of trees nationwide. We'll talk with Emma J. Hudgins, PhD, FRQNT Postdoctoral fellow, Bennett Lab in the Department of Biology at Carleton University, who predicts over 1.4 million street trees will be killed in the next few decades, plus another 87 million on private property.
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Your Credit Score and Your Chance of Death
New research has found that a person's credit score can predict when they will die. Matthew Harding, PhD, Professor of Economics and Statistics, University of California, Irvine, UCI Faculty Innovation Fellow is thee study's author, and he will explain the two major connections between mortality and credit scores.
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