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Article ID: 699072

Study Links Segregation, Low Birth Weight in US Cities

DePaul University

A recent study finds a strong association between low birth weight and racial and ethnic segregation in four U.S. cities — Chicago, Baltimore, Boston and Philadelphia. African-American babies are faring the worst, find researchers from the Center for Community Health Equity, a collaboration of DePaul University and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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15-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698909

The road to November: New poll monitors public attitudes on race, immigration leading up to midterms

Cornell University

A new study developed by Cornell University researchers will use three waves of surveys to show how voters’ views on issues that include race, immigration and gender will influence the 2018 midterm elections in November and whether those attitudes shift leading up to the elections.

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13-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698901

Racial and Ethnic Minority Patients Have Lower Rates of Medicare Preventive Care Visits – Income and Education Partially Explain the Difference

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Medicare patients nationwide have low rates of preventive care visits – with the lowest rates found in older adults of minority race/ethnicity, reports a study in the September issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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13-Aug-2018 2:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698881

American College of Rheumatology Receives Grants to Help Increase Access to Clinical Trials for Minority Populations Affected by Lupus

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology’s Collaborative Initiatives department has received two grants from the Office of Minority Health (OMH) to support the development of programs that aim to increase the recruitment and enrollment in clinical trials of minority populations affected by lupus.

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13-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    13-Aug-2018 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 698828

Black Male Youth More Fearful When Visiting Whiter Neighborhoods

Ohio State University

Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests.

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10-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698696

Race and Research: How Public Health Experts Can Reduce Racial Bias in Their Work

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

How can public health researchers address racism? That’s the focus of a supplement to the latest issue of the journal Ethnicity & Disease, for which UCLA professor Chandra Ford served as guest editor.

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7-Aug-2018 9:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698556

Discrimination based on driver bias remains a major issue for Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing services

Indiana University

Ridesharing ompanies have sought to address discrimination by removing information about a rider’s gender and race from ride requests, hoping to eliminate bias when a ride is requested. However, bias is a factor when drivers cancel after a request is accepted, according to new research from Indiana University and Penn State University.

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6-Aug-2018 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 698292

Happy to Fire, Reluctant to Hire: Hollywood Inclusion Remains Unchanged

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Across 1,100 popular films from 2007 to 2017, new report finds little change in representation for women, underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, LGBT community, or people with disabilities.

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31-Jul-2018 4:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 697847

New Study Finds Police-Related Fatalities May Occur Twice as Often as Reported

Cornell University

According to a new study led by a Cornell University researchers, an average of nearly three men in the United States are killed by police use of deadly force every day. This accounts for 8 percent of all homicides with adult male victims – twice as many as identified in official statistics.

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24-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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    19-Jul-2018 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 697476

AJPH September Issue: Black Lung on the Rise, Opioid Deaths by Congressional District, Police Violence and More

American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on black lung, opioids, police violence and more.

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16-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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