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Read: 10.5 Million Children Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID, Study Finds

10.5 Million Children Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID, Study Finds

The new study, co-authored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also found 7,500,000 children were orphaned due to COVID.

Read: Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Test Your Hospital Safety and Security Knowledge with These 9 Questions

Healthcare workers are being assaulted at record rates and hospitals are losing millions to ransomware. Do you know the latest data? Take this quiz to find out.

Read: University of Kentucky’s Mission to Help Students Combat Anxiety

University of Kentucky’s Mission to Help Students Combat Anxiety

In a recent survey, 69.2% of adults ages 18-24 reported symptoms of anxiety, depression, or both. Here’s what the University of Kentucky is doing to support its students.

Read: Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

More than 4,300 people ages 1-19 died of firearm-related injuries in 2020 — a 29.5% increase from 2019.

Read: 55% of High Schoolers Were Emotionally Abused by an Adult During Lockdown

55% of High Schoolers Were Emotionally Abused by an Adult During Lockdown

The CDC’s Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey defined emotional abuse as being sworn at, insulted, or put down.

Read: FCC Votes to Include Texting Option in Upcoming Suicide Hotline

FCC Votes to Include Texting Option in Upcoming Suicide Hotline

The upcoming 988 suicide hotline, which phone companies have until July 2022 to implement, will now give users the option to also text.

Read: CDC Investigating Flu Outbreak at University of Michigan

CDC Investigating Flu Outbreak at University of Michigan

Since Oct. 6, there have been 528 total cases diagnosed at the school. During the week of Nov. 8 alone, 313 cases were identified.

Read: Signs a Student May Have a Substance Abuse Issue

Signs a Student May Have a Substance Abuse Issue

For some students, more time is spent in school than at home. Knowing the signs of substance abuse can save a life.

Read: UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

UPDATE: FDA Authorizes Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

There have been over 1.9 million COVID-19 cases reported among children ages 5-11 with approximately 8,300 hospitalizations.

Read: Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

Doctors Declare National Emergency in Children’s Mental Health

In early 2021, emergency department visits for suspected suicide attempts increased 51% among girls ages 12-17 compared to the same period in 2019.

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