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    15-May-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712763

Calling attention to gender bias dramatically changes course evaluations

Iowa State University

With growing evidence of gender bias on student course evaluations, a new intervention developed by Iowa State researchers may help reduce bias against women instructors. They added language to make students aware of potential biases, which yielded significantly higher scores for women instructors.

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13-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 712730

UNC-Led ACCURE Trial Remedies Racial Disparities in Treatment for Early-Stage Lung and Breast Cancer Patients

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Results from a study published in The Journal of the National Medical Association show that a pragmatic system-based intervention within cancer treatment centers can nearly eliminate existing disparities in treatment and outcomes for black patients with early-stage lung and breast cancer.

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10-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT
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    8-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 712459

Stark Racial, Financial Divides Found in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Escaping the grip of opioid addiction doesn’t come easily for anyone. But a new study reveals sharp racial and financial divides in which Americans receive effective treatments for opioid addiction. Those differences have only grown larger as the national opioid crisis has intensified, the research shows.

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7-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711939

B-Line Medical Joins in Celebrating National Minority Health Month

B-Line Medical

B-Line Medical, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is happy to support and promote National Minority Health Month.

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26-Apr-2019 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711725

One Woman's Cancer Fight: a Case Study in Structural Racism

Rush University Medical Center

The experience of one woman’s breast cancer fight illustrates how institutionally and culturally embedded racial hierarchies prevent people of color from meeting their basic needs

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22-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710756

Radiation oncology workforce study indicates potential threat to rural cancer care access

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

The newest study of America’s radiation oncology workforce finds that gender and race gaps have narrowed slightly, although persistent and growing geographic disparities point to a need for more equity in access to radiation therapy care. Results of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 2017 Radiation Oncologist Workforce Study are published in the March issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics (Red Journal), and an infographic summarizing the results is also available.

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4-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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