Sarah Kliff summarizes a new report from Kaiser: If young adults (those under 35) were 25 percent less likely than the rest of the population to sign up for Obamacare, they would represent 33 percent of exchange enrollees — rather than 40 percent. This means there would be fewer young people to subsidize older insurance subscribers. […]
John Biggs, the patron saint of Slushpile.net, has launched a crowdfunding campaign in support of his young adult novel, Mytro. He is closing in on his goal, and offering some cool rewards, so contribute to the effort here. I’ve read the vast majority of this novel and it’s a great read, so I can definitely […]
Barack Obama's Twitter feed sent a message Tuesday encouraging supporters to talk about signing up for "Obamacare" over Christmas. The post features a young adult wearing onesie pajamas and drinking hot chocolate.
Code Switch recommends young adult novels that deal with race. The Playlist lists the best movie music moments of 2013. 39 online year-end "best books of 2013" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday, including Brain...
A recent study opens a possible new route for treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a devastating disease that is the most common genetic cause of infant death and also affects young adults. As there is currently no known cure for SMA, the new discovery gives a strong boost to the fight against SMA.
Back in September, GOOD/Corps and The California Endowment launched the Pathfinder Fellowship, a joint-effort with one goal in mind: ensuring that young adults facing significant obstacles get the support they need to get back on track. Show More Summary
In previous Catster articles, I've posted many pictures of my adorable kitten Norton, who came into our household this past August and is quickly turning into a beautiful and wonderful young adult. Norton was rescued with other litter mates at about three weeks of age, and no momma cat was present. Show More Summary
If you're a lover of young adult fiction, then you've probably already read The Fault In Our Stars. Perennial favorite John Green (Looking For Alaska, An Abundance Of Katherines) delivered what treacly, sentimental authors like Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult...
A Southern California megachurch pastor, Dante Gebel, hosted a youth event last weekend in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where 90,000 people from around the county gathered to hear his message of hope, specifically aimed for young adults...
I've known Paul Pope for more than 18 years, and have read his work for two decades. He's one of my favorite people in comics. Pope's latest adventure is the Young Adult graphic novel series Battling Boy, the first volume of which arrived in October from First Second. Show More Summary
Before you scoff at the teen section of your local book section, shake off any reluctance, because young adult literature had a great run in 2013. YA novels have well written prose and dynamic characters just like adult lit, and certain...Show More Summary
Just a week before young adults return home for the end of year holidays, Organizing for America is debuting a video imploring parents to interrupt their time with their children to promote the benefits of Obamacare in a last-ditch attempt to ease millennial dissatisfaction with President Obama. Show More Summary
The anticipated young adult adaptation Divergent is coming in March and Summit is so confident in what director Neil Burger has done with the film, they’ve already dated two sequels for 2015 and 2016. That quick turnaround means the man who helped realize the franchise on the big screen won’t continue however. Burger won’t return […]
Though Summit Entertainment's adaptation of the young adult novel Divergent doesn't hit theaters until March 2014, the studio seems to be counting on a hit as they're setting two sequels for release. Variety has word that Lionsgate has...Show More Summary
Candlewick Press has launched “E-Volt.” This new Tumblr page focuses on curating young adult eBook deals. Followers will receive information on digital book deals for both new releases and back list titles priced at $2.99 or lower. In...Show More Summary
Twenty-three states are currently not planning to move forward with the Medicaid expansion, which was meant to cover millions of low-income Americans. The population they leave behind is mostly young, minority, single adults, according to two new data briefs from … Continue reading ?
Out of the 81 books I read in 2013, I can honestly say that 10 books stand above the rest. I enjoyed so many well-written, top-notch novels and these are my absolute favorites. I highly recommend each of the books below and hope you will love them as much as I have. Show More Summary
Apple has approved a gay social networking app that claims to be safe for children as young as 12, and aims to lead adults, teens and tweens to places that are "clean, social and fun."
Young adults want to live close to transit, high-density housing, and urban amenities, says Canadian research.
Young adults want to live close to transit, high-density housing, and urban amenities, says research out of the University of Waterloo appearing in an upcoming issue of the Canadian Geographer. Contrary to traditional ideas of neighbourhood...Show More Summary