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April 30, 2022

Inmate Education & Sleepless Teens
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Inmate Education
Many prison inmates can get vocational training and other forms of education behind bars. But after serving their sentence, those prison credentials can limit their chances with employers. Sadé Lindsay, PhD, sociologist in the Cornell Brooks School of Public Policy at Cornell University shares her fascinating findings.
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Sleepless Teens
Only 10% of today's teens get enough sleep, thanks to omnipresent screens, academic overload, night owl biology and early school start times. Heather Turgeon, MFT, co-author of "Generation Sleepless: Why Tweens And Teens Aren't Sleeping Enough And How We Can Help Them," offers advice for parents.
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Online Help for Troubled Vets
A recent Veterans Administration study found that rural veterans with mental-health issues were likelier to get online treatment after receiving iPads. Kritee Gujral, PhD, Research Health Economist in the Health Economics Resource Center of the Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, says the results are promising.
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