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Reviews |  Behind Newsom's decision on California's chronic problem with the mentally ill

Reviews | Behind Newsom’s decision on California’s chronic problem with the mentally ill

Dan Morain, former editorial page editor of the Sacramento Bee, is the author of “Kamala’s Way: An American Life.” In 1967, Ronald Reagan, Republican Governor of California, signed legislation that would have a huge impact on people with serious mental illness. It was also the year Gavin Newsom was born; now, 55 years later, he …

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THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it's not just their low nutritional value that's a problem

THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it’s not just their low nutritional value that’s a problem

Ultra-processed foods are concoctions of various industrial ingredients (such as emulsifiers, thickeners, and artificial flavors), blended into food products through a series of manufacturing processes. Sugary drinks and many breakfast cereals are ultra-processed foods, as are more recent innovations, such as so-called “plant-based” burgers, which are typically made with protein isolates and other chemicals to …

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Hawaii has a shortage of school psychologists.  National research says it's a problem

Hawaii has a shortage of school psychologists. National research says it’s a problem

The number of students struggling with anxiety and depression has come increasingly into the spotlight during the Covid-19 pandemic, as schools across the country continue to sort through behavioral and academic issues. But students in Hawaii were struggling with rising rates of depression long before their school life was so dramatically disrupted. Between 2015 and …

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Mental health research explores a common but underappreciated couple problem: relationship “jet lag”

Mental health research explores a common but underappreciated couple problem: relationship “jet lag”

The back and forth of a romantic relationship has a new name. Here are three ways to handle it … [+] effectively. Getty A new study published in the academic journal couple and family psychology tries to understand why being in a relationship can feel like a daily vacuum of transition between the phases of …

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