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Advocacy and Policy

Teen Gambling Linked to Risky Behaviors

Researchers have determined that teen gambling is often associated with increased use of alcohol, cigarettes, or marijuana. Gambling experiences included video poker, online betting, and “scratch-and-win” cards (such as...
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Brain and Behavior

Media Impacts How Obesity Is Seen

Emerging research reviews the way news media coverage of obesity can shape individual, employer, and societal perceptions. Researchers at Chapman University, University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford examined...
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