young people

Medical Breakthroughs:Which Young People are More Susceptible to Smoking

A new study finds planned cesarian deliveries are safe for low-risk pregnancies and may even be safer than planned traditional deliveries. Canadian researchers found planned c-sections were associated with a lower risk of adverse outcomes for both mother and baby. Authors say more research is needed to understand possible harmful long-term effects – such as the child’s risk for respiratory…

Harvard Poll: 63% of Young People ‘Definitely’ Voting in 2020 Election Compared to 46% in 2016 Election

This election, polls show young people are more motivated than ever to vote. According to U.S. Census data, only 46% of young people (18 to 29-year-olds) voted in the last presidential election, far lower than any other age group. But this year, a Harvard poll found 63% of young people say they will “definitely be voting.” Alyssa Canty does outreach…