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October 21, 2023

The Fight for Equality at Work & the Complexity of Teenage Emotions
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The Fight for Equality at Work
Job discrimination is not allowed in US workplaces, but one expert says it's still very real, as blacks remain less likely to be hired and rarely progress to senior positions. Adia Harvey Wingfield, PhD, sociologist, Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences and Vice Dean for Faculty Development and Diversity at Washington University in St. Louis, author of "Gray Areas: How the Way We Work Perpetuates Racism and What We Can Do to Fix It," outlines the issue and suggests ways to address it.
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The Complexity of Teenage Emotions
Parents of teenagers may be surprised by the powerful emotions that can affect their teenagers. Lisa Damour, PhD, Senior Advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University, author of "The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents," co-host of the Ask Lisa podcast, offers tips for parents on how to support their teens in distress.
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A Link Between Insomnia and High Blood Pressure
A recent study found that women who don't get enough sleep are at greater risk of developing hypertension, or high blood pressure. Shahab Haghayegh, PhD, Research Fellow at the Brigham and Harvard Medical School, shares his eye-opening research.
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