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Civic Engagement, Heart Health, Intervention, African American Women, change clubs

Could Community-Based “Change Clubs” Improve Heart Health in Black Women?

A new study suggests that civic engagement, in the form of community-based “Change Clubs,” engages Black/African American women to address nutrition and exercise concerns in their community and motivates them to change their individual behaviors, which may improve heart health.

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National Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Karmanos Cancer Institute, African Americans, Cancer Research

WSU/KCI to Conduct Nation's Largest Study of Factors Affecting African Americans with Cancer

The Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine will launch the nation’s largest study of African American cancer survivors to better understand disproportionately high incidence and mortality from cancer and its impact on this specific patient population.

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Diversity, Multicultural, black student union, black student, Black Students, bsu, K-State, Kansas State, KSU, Kansas State University

Kansas State University's Black Student Union Is Best in Big 12 for Ninth Time

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Kansas State University's Black Student Union remains the best in the Big 12 Conference.

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Asian Health Coalition, Asian health, University Of Chicago, Center for Asian Health Equity, asian health disparities

Fornessa T. Randal Appointed Executive Director of Asian Health Coalition and UChicago’s Center for Asian Health Equity

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Fornessa T. Randal has been appointed executive director of the Asian Health Coalition, a nonprofit advocacy group, as well as the University of Chicago’s Center for Asian Health Equity.

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Titan Shares Her Journey as a 'Black Girl Scientist'

The story of a young African-American woman's journey to become a veterinarian.

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alzheimer disease, Cognitive Decline, Aging, Latinos, Latino culture, Latino Health, Memory

New Study to Document Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors in Latinos

Rush University Medical Center has launched a unique, cohort study called Latino Core to learn about the aging process and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease in older Latino adults.

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Trump Administration, anti-Semitism, Jewish American, Jewish Community, Racism, Steve Bannon, Muslim American, Discrimination

This Is What Trump Must Do to Truly Stop Anti-Semitism

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police shooting, Race

More Black Police Won't Result in Fewer Police-Involved Homicides of Black Citizens

Hiring more black police officers is not a viable strategy for reducing police-involved homicides of black citizens in most cities, according to new Indiana University research that is the first in-depth study of this increasingly urgent public policy question.

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Biomarker, African-Americans, triple-negative breast cancer, Prognosis, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Biomarker Predicts Poor Prognosis in African-Americans with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Study Finds

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Having high levels of a certain biomarker is linked to poor prognosis in African-American patients with triple-negative breast cancer, while the same biomarker doesn’t influence disease outcomes in white patients, according to a new study.

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Healing Generations: FSU Center Tackles Heart Health in African-American Churches

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As the nation recognizes American Heart Month this February, Florida State University’s Center on Better Health and Life for Underserved Populations has successfully helped 36 black churches in Leon and Gadsden counties set a foundation for healthier living.

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Education, Race, Racial And Ethic Differences, Discipline, Zero Tolerance, Zero Tolerance policies

Zero Tolerance Policies Unfairly Punish Black Girls

Black girls are disproportionately punished in American schools – an “overlooked crisis” that is populating the school-to-prison pipeline at rising rates, two education scholars argue in a new paper.

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Pediatrics, Cardiology, Genetics, Kawasaki Disease, whole genome sequencing, African American

Gene Variant Identified for Kawasaki Disease Susceptibility

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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and in London and Singapore, have conducted novel whole genome sequencing of a family in which two of four children were affected by Kawasaki disease. They have identified plausible gene variants that predispose some children to developing the disease.

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Virginia Tech Black History Experts Can Discuss Today’s Civil Rights Protests in a Historical Context and Other Related Topics

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Founding Fathers Used Fake News, Racial Fear-Mongering to Unite Colonies During American Revolution, New Book Reveals

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Fake news and fear-based political dialogue are nothing new to politics. In fact, the Founding Fathers of the United States used these types of tactics to unite the 13 colonies during the American Revolution, according to a new book from Robert Parkinson, assistant professor of history at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Black History Month at UIC

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The University of Illinois at Chicago celebrates Black History Month with kick off by Issa Rae.

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Politics, Immigration, Research

Research Finds Link Between Immigration Coverage, Partisan Identity

Studies are often conducted on how media messages impact individuals’ opinions, but very few have demonstrated how these messages shift political opinions and political identities of a larger group of people, until now.

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Voter ID Laws, Voter Id, Voter Identification, Race, Voter Fraud, Presidential Election 2016, Donald Trump

Expert Available to Comment on Trump's Call for Voter Fraud Investigation

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Asian immigrant groups, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, East Carolina University, Oral Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine

NYU Researcher Studies Disparities Between Asian Immigrants and Sufficient Access and Utilization of Dental Services

The results of the study indicated that the acculturation variable - length of stay in the US - had the strongest association with having a dental visit in the previous twelve months among Asian immigrants. This finding remained significant even after controlling for family income level and dental care insurance status, further suggesting its important impact.

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Cervical Cancer, Hpv Vaccine, Pap Test

Roswell Park: Racial Disparities From Cervical Cancer Are a Wake-Up Call

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Immigration, Health, Latino, Birth

Immigration Fears Among Latinos Can Impact Baby Size at Birth

With deportation and discrimination fears currently on the minds of many in the United States, a University of Michigan study shows that the stress from an historic immigration raid is associated with Latina mothers delivering babies with lower birth weights, and sometimes early.







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