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Increasingly, many people in the U.S., like these teens in a Miami grocery story in August, now routinely wear face masks in public to help stop COVID-19's spread. But social distancing and other public health measures have been slower to catch on, especially among young adults, a national survey finds. Jeff Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Recent protests in Philadelphia and across the country have drawn young people. But for most of the pandemic, youth have been quarantined and away from their social circles, which could make depression and other mental illness worse. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

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In 1918, the St. Louis Red Cross Motor Corps personnel wear masks as they hold stretchers next to ambulances in preparation for victims of the influenza epidemic. Library of Congress/AP hide caption

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An Unfinished Lesson

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Staying healthy and knowing how to find good health care is a big challenge for college freshmen leaving home for the first time. Mauro Grigollo/Getty Images/Cultura RF hide caption

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Men, African-Americans, Hispanics and less educated young people are particularly likely to live with their parents. But across all demographics, more and more people are living with Mom and Dad, Pew found. Education Images/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Mercy, a San Francisco-­based nonprofit, provides subsidized affordable housing for low-income residents, including 25 apartments reserved for 18- to 24-­year-­olds. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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In San Francisco, An Affordable Housing Solution That Helps Millennials

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Each night, volunteers prepare a meal for the guests at the shelter, and everyone eats together. Ari Daniel for NPR hide caption

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Temporary Housing For Young People, By Young People

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Defeat By Deductible: Millennials Aren't Hip To Health Insurance Lingo

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Ashante Thurston, John Riascos and Julieth Riascos talk with Mario Ricart, a private insurance agent, about buying health insurance at a kiosk at the Mall of the Americas in Miami last year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Young People Are Falling Into A Health Insurance Subsidy Gap

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Students Amanda McComas, Rose Marie Chute and Sari Schwartz are approached in October at Santa Monica City College in California about signing up for insurance with the Affordable Care Act. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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