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Prenatal Cannabis Exposure May Harm Child Neurodevelopment

Maternal cannabis use during pregnancy tied to higher risk for autism spectrum disorder in offspring

Four in 10 Children’s Behavioral Care Facilities Offer Autism Services

Access to specialized treatment especially limited in rural, lower-income communities

Mental Stress-Induced Brain Activation Linked to Angina

Mental stress-induced inferior frontal lobe activation linked to angina in stable coronary artery disease

Expanding Medicaid in Holdout States Could Insure 3.9 Million

Given the increase in uninsured due to COVID-19-related unemployment, this estimate is likely low

COVID-19 Tied to Higher Risk for Large Vessel Occlusion Strokes

However, no association seen between COVID-19 and small vessel occlusion stroke

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

Telestroke Consultations Down During COVID-19 Pandemic

From March through April 2020, Black patients were significantly less likely to present with stroke

Life Expectancy 78.60 Years for U.S. Population for 2009-2011

Highest life expectancy at birth for Hispanic women, non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic men

In Wales, One-Fifth of Adults With Hearing Aids Do Not Use Them

From 2004 to 2018, those who reported using their hearing aids regularly grew from 47 to 52 percent

Almost One in Three Black Young Adults in U.S. Have Hypertension

High prevalence rates accompanied by very low awareness and treatment rates