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News Roundtable | Obesity And Prejudice | Teen Pregnancy Prevention


  • A new study out of the University of Washington found something interesting: that heavy Asian-Americans are more likely to be perceived as “American” than their thinner counterparts. We learn more from the study’s co-author, UW Associate Professor of Psychology Sapna Cheryan.
  • The federal government has cut a five-year program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy. Jenny Withycombe was in charge of implementing the program for Portland Public Schools.

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