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Moving from Public Housing Affects Mental Health of Children

Caption: A building in Chicago's Cabrini-Green public house complex is demolished in 2011. A new study found that a federal program to move families out of such high-poverty areas has produced mixed outcomes in the mental health of boys and girls.

Credit: Photo by Jason Smith

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