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Mexican American Mothers Reveal Challenges in Seeking Mental Healthcare for Their Teens

IPR anthropologist explains how moms navigate being a ‘good mother’ and what it might mean for policy

As Access to Water Expands, Improvements Appear Unequal

August 8, 2022
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New research shows improvements in water security do not always occur equitably.

Avoiding Tap Water Can Increase Chances of Experiencing Food Insecurity

August 2, 2022
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IPR researchers Sera Young and Hilary Bethancourt highlight the connection between water and food insecurity.

Federal Statistics: Managing the Tension Between Data Privacy and the Social Good

July 25, 2022
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Researchers call for using benefit-cost analysis to protect privacy and enhance research and policymaking.

Coronavirus Media Mentions

July 26, 2022
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Stay up-to-date with the latest IPR faculty media mentions concerning COVID-19 as well as other IPR news related to the coronavirus in 2022.

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