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STRUGGLING IN SILENCE: POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION RISK HIGHER IN LATINAS

One in seven women will suffer from postpartum depression, but a study in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities revealed that Latina women are 40% more likely to experience the condition.

STUBBORN LEVEE REWARDED WITH KEY TO THE CITY

She’s strong and mighty, she protects against enemies and, according to Conway city spokesman Bobby M. Kelly, “she held on like hair on a biscuit” when her city was in danger.

ARKANSANS CREATE GROUP TO FAST-TRACK FLOOD RECOVERY

River levels rose with each passing hour. Residents of waterfront towns hurriedly packed sandbags and shoved them up to the foundation of their homes. Meteorologists on television warned that the Arkansas River was about to reach levels that hadn’t been seen in decades.

BEFORE THE FLOOD: SYSTEM TO PREDICT RISING WATER TESTED IN ARIZONA

Although this monsoon season was one of the driest on record, parts of Arizona were pummeled with rain in late September, leading to intense flooding in Apache Junction and other cities.

CACTUS JUICE USED TO MAKE BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC

Researchers at the University of the Valley of Atemajac in Zapopan, Mexico, have turned to the juice from the prickly pear, or nopal, one of several cactus species of the genus Opuntia.

EXTREME WEATHER GALVANIZES CLIMATE CHANGE BELIEVERS BUT DOESN'T PERSUADE SKEPTICS

Only about 40% of people living along the Chesapeake Bay believe global warming will harm them personally, according to Yale University’s Climate Opinion Maps 2018

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