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How does working part-time vs. working full-time affect breastfeeding goals?

Maternity Leave Duration and Full-time/Part-time Work Status Are Associated with US Mothers’ Ability to Meet Breastfeeding Intentions From Journal of Human Lactation  Breastfeeding is known to provide significant health benefits for both infants and their mothers. However, while many women … Continue reading

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Assessing policies designed to ensure more than 2 million disabled adults gain health insurance coverage (USA)

The potential employment impact of Health Reform on working-age adults with disabilities From Journal of Disability Policy Studies Public health insurance is a valued benefit for many working-age individuals with disabilities who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining health insurance in … Continue reading

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Examining the impact of the Family Violence Option on women’s efforts to leave welfare

From Research on Social Work Practice In 1997, while reforming federal welfare programs, the U.S. Congress established the Family Violence Option (FVO) to prevent reforms from adversely affecting those welfare recipients who are domestic violence victims. This research investigated if … Continue reading

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