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'Children must not be abused for political purposes': What health groups say about family separation

America’s medical and public health organizations have been unanimous in their criticism of the Trump administration’s practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the southern border. Here’s what they’ve said about it.

The long-lasting health effects of separating children from their parents at the U.S. border

Researchers have long looked upon wars, famines and mass migrations as grim but important opportunities to understand how adversity affects children’s health. Their findings point to one unmistakeable conclusion: Separating kids from their parents is detrimental to their health.

After years of searching, scientists can finally account for all the normal matter in the universe

So-called “normal” matter — the stuff we’re made of — makes up only 5% of the universe, and more than half of it is missing. With the help of X-ray observations of a distant quasar, scientists now say they have found it.

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