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May 21, 2022

Reading to Aid Abused Children & the Effect of Noise on Your Heart
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Reading to Aid Abused Children
Many parents know that reading aloud to their children can help their development. Leonie Segal, PhD, from the Foundation Chair of Health Economics and Social Policy at the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia, led research that shows that reading aloud can also triple a child's resilience at school, particularly those kids who have suffered maltreatment or neglect.
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The Effect of Noise on Your Heart
Then, living in a noisy environment can be irritating, but it can also impact your health--even increasing the odds of having a heart attack or stroke. Abel E. Moreyra, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease and Hypertension at the Rutgers University-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, explains the potential reasons behind it.
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The Future of Social Security
Nancy Altman, co-author of "Social Security Works for Everyone: Protecting and Expanding Americaís Most Popular Social Program," is confident in the programís future, despite the fact that the Social Security trust fund is projected to run short of funds beginning in 2034.
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