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Article ID: 705285

FSU researchers find racial inequity among adolescents receiving flu vaccine

Florida State University

Black adolescents living in the United States tend to receive the influenza vaccine at significantly lower rates than their white and Hispanic counterparts, according to Florida State University researchers. A new study, led by former FSU graduate student Noah Webb, along with current graduate student Benjamin Dowd-Arrow and Associate Professors of Sociology Miles Taylor and Amy Burdette, was recently published in Public Health Reports.

11-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    6-Dec-2018 4:15 PM EST

Article ID: 704903

Black Breast Cancer Patients Have Worse Outcomes than Whites, Even With Similar Treatments

Loyola University Health System

Black women with the most common form of early breast cancer had worse outcomes than white women even after receiving equivalent care, according to a major new study led by Loyola Medicine medical oncologist Kathy Albain, MD. Dr. Albain presented findings at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

4-Dec-2018 2:25 PM EST

Article ID: 704965

Extreme Ethnic Inequalities in the Care System

University of Huddersfield

‘White British’ children are ten times more likely to be in care than ‘Asian Indian’ children. ‘Black Caribbean’ children are 20 times more likely

5-Dec-2018 11:30 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 704827

Ideal marriage partners drive Waorani warriors to war

University of Utah

Researchers examined the social composition of raiding parties and their relationship to marriage alliances in an Amazonian tribal society, the Waorani of Ecuador. The Waorani formerly practiced lethal raiding, or small-scale warfare, as part of their social fabric. The anthropologists spoke in detail with tribal members in an attempt to understand what drives individuals to participate in acts of war.

3-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703658

Researchers Explore Division of Public Opinion on Black Lives Matter

University of Texas at Dallas

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas recently examined public opinions about Black Lives Matter, an activist movement founded in 2013 that has gained national attention in subsequent years.

28-Nov-2018 3:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 704281

Media Portrayals of Black Men Contribute to Police Violence, Rutgers Study Says

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Finding suggests media bias influences the rates at which police engage black men

26-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 704242

Racial Disparity in State Prisons Declined Moderately Since 1995

University of Alabama

The racial disparity in incarceration in state prisons between black and white American men declined between 1995 and 2014, but black Americans are still imprisoned at a high rate, according to recent research from The University of Alabama.

19-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 704164

Two Electives Offered by UAH's College of Nursing – Global Health and Medical Missions – Emphasize Importance of Cultural Competence

University of Alabama Huntsville

UAH’s College of Nursing offers two electives designed to help students cultivate their cultural competence: the Global Health Program and the Medical Missions Program.

16-Nov-2018 3:55 PM EST
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    15-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704043

Latino Men are Much Less Likely to Receive Optimal Treatment for High Risk Prostate Cancer than White Men, According to New Research in JNCCN

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

New research published in JNCCN-Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network found Latino men were 21% less likely to receive definitive treatment compared to non-Latino white men, with significant differences for younger patients, the uninsured, and those treated at NCI-designated centers.

14-Nov-2018 4:45 PM EST

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