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  1. The 2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being

    The KIDS COUNT Data Book is an annual publication that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of 16 indicators, the report ranks states on overall child well-being and in economic well-being, education, health...
  2. Disparities in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Mental Health Services in the U.S.

    Mental health is recognized as a central determinant of individual well-being, family relationships, and engagement in society, yet there are considerable variations in mental health and mental health care according to race and ethnicity among youth in the U.S. In their new report, Margarita Alegría and colleagues investigate disparities in...
  3. Transgender People and HIV

    Transgender people are not getting adequate health care, and widespread discrimination is largely to blame, according to a recent World Health Organization report. And the story is told most starkly in the high rates of HIV among transgender women worldwide. JoAnne Keatley, one of the authors of that study, puts...