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Bullying’s long term effects

Being kicked or shoved intentionally by a schoolmate, being hurt by constant taunting — such instances of aggression, which psychologists refer to as “peer victimization” — can have lasting, harmful Read More

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Strategies for stocking healthy foods

Allison Karpyn, CRESP, has received $70,000 funding from Healthy Eating Research to determine Minimum Stocking Levels and Marketing Strategies for Retail Food Stores. Over an 8-month period, Karpyn’s team will Read More

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Inspiring Jewish agencies to integrate people with disabilities

Jewish Community Services agencies tend to segregate people with disabilities, isolating them from fully participating in their community life. To address this, the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF), under the direction Read More

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Grocery stores can incentivize healthy shopping

In the United States, 47 million people participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to ensure they have enough food on their table. To make their food dollars stretch further, Read More

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Women, families in a globalized world

As our global society diversifies and becomes more racially, ethnically and religiously complex, and as socioeconomic disparities grow, there are more and more variations on “traditional” family life. Single parent and Read More

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Differences in Bullying Victimization Between Students With and Without Disabilities

Prevalence rates for bullying victimization among children with disabilities have varied greatly in the research literature. Two reasons for such variability–rates vary as a function of disability type, and rates Read More

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