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L&P in the News
A selection of news reporting and commentary on RAND's socioeconomic and welfare research.
- Sep 19: Decoding Alzheimer's disease - almost (San Francisco Chronicle)
- Sep 13: HUFFPOLLSTER: When Is It OK To Weight Polls By Past Vote? (Huffington Post)
- Sep 12: Cohabitation With Children: What Are the Risks? (Huffington Post)
- Sep 11: Mario Guerra Explains Significance of Living With a Partner (Radio W, Mexico)
- Sep 3: The curse of small families (Macleans, Canada)
- Aug 29: 'Aspirational' plan cites ways to improve California early learning (EdSource Today, CA)
- Aug 23: Can China Age Gracefully? A Massive Survey Aims to Find Out (Science Magazine)
- Aug 14: This is Retirement's Increasingly Prevalent Challenge (MainStreet.com)
- Jul 30: Do a Little BIG Thing to End Alzheimer's! (King 5 News)
- Jul 27: Living together before marriage harms women (Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN)
- Jul 23: Alzheimer's Funding: An Assault on Healthcare Costs (Huffington Post)
- Jul 19: Studies: Dementia Rate Decreasing, 90-Year-Olds Functioning Significantly Better (Haaretz, Israel)