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Israeli youth in grip of post-pandemic mental health disaster, report says

Israeli children and teenagers are dealing with increased levels of psychological stress and deteriorating mental health following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Council for the Child said in its annual report released on Monday. “This report should ring in the ears of every decision-maker like a wake-up call that cannot be turned …

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Trans and non-binary teens benefit from gender-affirming care, study shows

CP Hoffman, senior policy associate at the National Center for Transgender Equality, tells SELF that policies denying trans people gender-affirming care are especially dangerous for teens already going through a tumultuous puberty. “If you think about the general trauma of adolescence, there is so much body horror associated with it,” they say. “You watch your …

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IUP Sponsors Groundhog Day Event | IUP News

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Indiana University of Pennsylvania will be actively involved in helping visitors cheer on Punxsutawney Phil as he makes his 2023 weather forecast during this year’s Groundhog Day celebration next Thursday. Thanks to IUP’s longstanding relationship with the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County, the university is an official sponsor of the Hogspitality Village …

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George Harrison’s widow applied to build a yoga studio on the estate’s grounds

George Harrison’s widow has applied to build a yoga studio on the grounds of the mansion he loved, which could prove to be the former Beatle’s lasting legacy. Olivia Harrison, 74, has unveiled plans for the contemporary glass structure to be built in the gardens at Friar Park – the magnificent neo-Gothic mansion Harrison bought …

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Local Lifeguard Wins Biggest Surfing Event » Explorersweb

This is the kind of sports story that transcends clichés. Surfing’s most prestigious and insane competition — named after a legendary Hawaiian lifeguard — is getting an auspicious champion: a little-known surfer who competed during breaks from his own lifeguard job on Oahu. Luke Shepardson, 27, claimed one of surfing’s highest honors on Saturday by …

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DFCS engages in ‘hospitality’ of children | News

ATLANTA – Every day in Georgia, at least 50 children in foster care sleep in a hotel or office of the Georgia Department of Family and Child Services, according to the department charged with investigating reports of child abuse and neglect. It’s a practice called “hoteling,” said DFCS Director Candice Bross. Children considered “difficult” often …

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Model Jeremy Ruelmann dies at 27, fashion designer Christian Siriano calls him ‘One of my muses’

Model Jeremy Ruelmann has died at the age of 27. The New Jersey native’s cause of death has not yet been released. Fashion designer Christian Siriano, who considers Ruhleman his muse, shared a touching post on Instagram on Sunday. The post was a series of photos of Ruehlemann’s modeling moments, as well as some of …

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