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Study identifies mental health disparities in rural schools

Proportionally fewer rural public schools have the ability to get kids diagnosed with mental health issues than their urban counterparts, according to a study led by WSU researchers.

Teens with COVID‑19 knowledge reported better well‑being

A pandemic survey found that adolescents who answered more COVID‑19 test questions correctly also reported lower stress, anxiety and depression as well as lower loneliness and fear of missing out, or FOMO.

Increasing evidence that bears are not carnivores

A new study on the diets of giant pandas and sloth bears adds more evidence that bears are omnivores like humans and need a lot less protein than they are typically fed in zoos.