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Newswise: How Public Health Practitioners Can Address Racism: New Book Edited by Fielding School Professor

Article ID: 717732

How Public Health Practitioners Can Address Racism: New Book Edited by Fielding School Professor

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In a new book edited by a professor from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, academicians and community organizers explain how public health practitioners can identify and address racism.

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20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Article ID: 717691

What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Iowa State University

More women are drinking alcohol, but there is little evidence to explain the increase in consumption. New research found variations in the amount and frequency women drink based on age, race, education, marital status and other factors.

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20-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717633

Chinese Americans Face Increased Risk of Elder Abuse, Rutgers Studies Find

Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University

Not enough is being done to prevent elder abuse in the Chinese American community, according to four new Rutgers studies published in the current edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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19-Aug-2019 10:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717623

Study Indicates Negative Outcomes for Native American Children Who Are Spanked

University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR—Some people may believe that if you live in a community with different cultural values, spanking might not be harmful—an assumption that does not appear to be correct, according to a new University of Michigan study.

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19-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

Article ID: 717545

Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

Baylor University

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. It raises concerns about the effectiveness of cancer drugs in some patients, especially since genetic differences may affect how a patient responds to a drug.

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16-Aug-2019 12:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 717280

Optimal Vitamin D Levels May Vary for Different Ethnic and Racial Groups

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers report new developments in the understanding of vitamin D action and treatment

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13-Aug-2019 8:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 717409

Study finds racial bias in tweets flagged as hate speech

Cornell University

Tweets believed to be written by African Americans are much more likely to be tagged as hate speech than tweets associated with whites, according to a Cornell study analyzing five collections of Twitter data marked for abusive language.

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13-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    13-Aug-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717201

Analysis shows large decline in criminal sentencing race gap

Ohio State University

Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of state, county and federal data suggests.

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8-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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    10-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 717295

Low-Income, Black Neighborhoods Still Hit Hard by Air Pollution

Ohio State University

Disease-causing air pollution remains high in pockets of America – particularly those where many low-income and African-American people live, a disparity highlighted in research presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in New York.

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9-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Mental Illness Does Not Cause Racism, Society’s Ills

Article ID: 717296

Mental Illness Does Not Cause Racism, Society’s Ills

University of Texas at El Paso

Paul Carrola, Ph.D., an assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services, comments on the recent El Paso, Texas shooting He is a licensed professional counselor, national certified counselor and certified clinical mental health counselor. He coordinates UTEP’s Mental Health Counseling Program. His research interests include correctional counseling, counselor burnout and secondary trauma, and border related mental health issues.

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9-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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