Posts Tagged ‘young people’

March 25th, 2020

Coronavirus is latest calamity to affect young people’s psyche

The coronavirus outbreak exacts a hidden toll on young adults as it shapes values and harms their health. It’s the latest calamity for a generation that has experienced life-altering disruptions, from 9/11 to the Great Recession, the decline of American prestige to a housing affordability crisis, global warming to crushing student debt, and now a […]

October 18th, 2019

Young people treated in general emergency departments more likely to be prescribed opioids

Researchers say young people seen in a general emergency department are three times more likely to be given an opioid prescription compared with similar young people treated in pediatric emergency departments. Contact: Stephanie Hedt at (213) 821-4555 or hedt@healthpolicy.usc.edu or Jenesse Miller at (213) 810-8554 or jenessem@usc.edu Children, adolescents and young adults treated in pediatric […]

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