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  • Toll of Recent Recession Still Evident in Appalachia, PRB Report Shows

    The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview From the 2010-2014 American Community Survey, prepared by PRB for the Appalachian Regional Commission compares newly released American Community Survey data for 2010-2014 to 2005-2009 to show trends in income, employment, and other indicators at the regional, subregional, and county levels.

  • Suicide Replaces Homicide as Second-Leading Cause of Death Among U.S. Teenagers

    Suicides have become the second-leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States, surpassing homicide deaths, which dropped to third on the list.

  • Adolescent Girls in Egypt

    This PRB policy brief explores the lives of adolescent girls in Egypt. A national response that cuts across development sectors and programs is necessary because of the girls’ demographic significance and more importantly because they are vulnerable to harmful practices such as female genital cutting (FGC) and early marriage that violate girls’ rights and hinder the country’s development.