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Childhood Adversity: Sex Differences in Puberty Effects for Puerto Rican Youth

June 11, 2020

Contact: Shakira Suglia, ScD, MS For Release: Immediately Childhood adversity, including experiences of abuse and neglect, bear a strong link to both early and…

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Loving Parents May Erase Higher Cold Virus Risk That Comes With Growing Up Poor

June 11, 2020

Contact: Sheldon Cohen, PhD For Release: Immediately Growing up with parents with few assets, a low income and little education raises adults’ risk for…

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Having At Least Four Close Relationships Might Curb Mortality Risk for Widowed Older Adults

May 5, 2020

Contact: Atina Manvelian, MA For Release: Immediately The death of a spouse, an experience sure to become increasingly common for the huge Baby Boom…

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American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting

Achieving Health Equity: Opportunities for Psychosomatic Science - Canceled

We regret to inform you that our leadership has made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2020 APS Annual Meeting to be held in Long Beach, California March 11-14 due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

For a full statement from APS President Sue Everson-Rose, please click below.

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