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How the Tampon Shortage Is Exacerbating Period Poverty in the US

Tampons are the latest product to be in scarce supply at U.S. stores

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Even After Lockdowns Eased, Pandemic Depression Persisted Across Social Classes – New Study

The pandemic’s sustained impact on the nation’s mental health is unprecedented

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Companies Are Pushing Sweetened Drinks to Children Through Advertising and Misleading Labels – and Families Are Buying

Communities of color and lower-income communities drink relatively more sugary drinks than other groups, which contributes to the disparities in diet-related disease

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‘Down to My Last Diaper’: The Anxiety of Parenting in Poverty

One in every three American families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their infants and toddlers clean, dry and healthy. For many parents, that leads to wrenching choices: diapers, food or rent?

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Your Wealth or Your Health?

The costs of care may be hazardous to your health

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Financial Stress Is Making Women Ill, but There Are Ways to Improve Your Wealth and Your Health

An event hosted by Healthy Women and Savvy Ladies will help women create a financial road map to live a healthy life

1 in 3 College Students Face Food Insecurity – Expanding Snap Benefits on Campus Will Help Stave Off Hunger

1 in 3 College Students Face Food Insecurity – Expanding Snap Benefits on Campus Will Help Stave Off Hunger

Thanks to new legislation, college students who are enrolled at least half-time may be eligible for food assistance

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What the American Rescue Plan Says About President Biden’s Health Care Priorities – and What They Mean for You

The Affordable Care Act is strengthened under the American Rescue Plan, giving greater access to health insurance at lower costs for millions of Americans

Why a Stimulus Package Matters to Women

Why a Stimulus Package Matters to Women

As the next stimulus package sits in limbo, women have been suffering. Congress needs to act.

Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

Choosing Health Insurance is So Complicated, 23% of Workers With Only Two Choices Picked the Worse One

New study finds that choice overload isn't the primary reason people have a hard time choosing the best health insurance plan

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Doing Your Holiday Shopping Online? Here Are 10 Tips for Avoiding Scams

A little digging can help you avoid those too-good-to-be-true traps when shopping online

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Money Worries Have More Americans Anxious

Americans are becoming increasingly nervous, and one of the main reasons is concern about being able to pay their bills, a new survey finds.

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How Do You Measure Your Happiness?

Happiness is not determined by the size of one's paycheck, but a new survey suggests that wealth—or lack of it—does influence how people measure their happiness.

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Your Spending Habits Can Hurt Your Marriage

According to new research, if you think your spouse is a spendthrift, it may hurt your marriage—whether it's true or not.

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