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So you’ve got impostor syndrome. What should you do?

Impostor syndrome — or the psychological phenomenon in which a person doubts their accomplishments, feels inadequate and worries they will be exposed as a “fraud” — is a common struggle, particularly in higher education, the workplace and other stressful environments.

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VCU Health expands participation with federal health insurance plans

Central Virginia residents will have more health insurance options to receive in-network care at VCU Health in 2019. Compared to the 2018 offerings, the number of Medicare Advantage and Health Insurance Marketplace plans with in-network access to VCU Health hospitals and clinics will double.

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Ahead of Election Day, VCU is recognized as a top college for student voters

With Election Day fast approaching, Virginia Commonwealth University students are registering to vote in droves, helping Richmond community members get registered, and making plans to get to the polls on Nov. 6. “Students want their voices to be heard,” said Anthony Jones, a senior in the VCU Honors College who has helped lead voter outreach programming on campus and in the community.

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VCU to host U.S. Senate candidate forum

The forum will feature Republican nominee Corey Stewart and Libertarian nominee Matt Waters. Del. Lamont Bagby will serve as a surrogate on behalf of Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine.

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A study in the science of play: Does early engagement help premature babies thrive?

Infants born very preterm, at or before 28 weeks gestation, are at high risk for developmental impairments. Physical therapy and medical specialists from Virginia Commonwealth University are leading a study in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Virginia to determine how early, evidence-based physical therapy intervention can enhance physical, social and cognitive outcomes.

Recent theoretical work suggests that pets may benefit children’s socio-emotional health by improving social regulation of emotion and enhancing cognitive control. (Getty Images)

How do child-pet interactions influence child health and well-being?

Nearly 75 percent of U.S. households with children report having at least one pet and emerging research shows that positive interactions with pets, such as caretaking behaviors, are associated with better physical, social and educational outcomes among children.

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Opioid overdose medication provides lifesaving opportunity

In a quiet conference room in the bustling University Student Commons, a group of students and staff is learning about second chances. Specifically, how they can potentially save the life of someone overdosing on opioids.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Bob Woodward describes a “nervous breakdown” in the Trump administration in his book, “Fear: Trump in the White House.” (Photo by Kevin Morley, University Relations)

‘A war on truth’

At VCU, iconic journalist Bob Woodward describes a “nervous breakdown” in the Trump administration

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