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Author: Jonathan Kantrowitz

US loses $956 billion every year due to inequality in education

Source: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce A new report, The Cost of Economic and Racial Injustice in Postsecondary Education, finds that inequality in postsecondary

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Diet Difference between “BEST If Used By” label and “USE By” labelMisunderstanding food date labeling is common and educational communications are needed to improve consumer understanding,

African-American Art

 Bill TraylorJonathan Kantrowitz, African-American Art – 1 day agoBill Traylor (American, 1853-1949), Nothin’ to Somethin’ – Freedom, undated. Collection of the Virginia Museum of Fine

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AmericasWidespread Amazonian depopulation and reforestation before Europeans’ arrival Fossil pollen records from across the Amazon basin suggest that depopulation and resulting forest regrowth in

Art History News – April

 Pablo Picasso’s Femme assise près d’une fenêtre (Marie-Thérèse), Christie’s May 20thJonathan Kantrowitz, Art History News – 1 day agoPABLO PICASSO *Femme assise près d’une fenêtre

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General HealthMore belly weight increases danger of heart disease even if BMI does not indicate obesityAmerican Heart Association Scientific Statement  Research News People with abdominal obesity

MORE THAN A HEALTH CRISIS: LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON CONNECTICUT YOUTH AND FAMILIES

Source: Connecticut Voices for Children Complete report Even before the pandemic reached Connecticut in 2020, families were struggling to meet their needs. -Twenty percent of Connecticut children’s

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ASIA Early dispersal of neolithic domesticated sheep into the heart of central Asia Along the Tian Shan and Alay mountain ranges of Central Asia, sheep and other domestic livestock form the

Study links prenatal phthalate exposure to altered information processing in infants

Source: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN Exposure to phthalates, a class of chemicals widely used in packaging and consumer products, is known to interfere with normal hormone function and

Progress as CT bill to restrict PFAS in consumer packaging passes out of Environment Committee

Source: Clean Water Action and Coalition for a Safe and Healthy CT More than 65,000 stores worldwide pledge to eliminate or reduce toxic PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging Connecticut General