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Article ID: 692878

New AJPH Research: Race and Opioids, Heroin Overdose Death Undercount, Folate During Pregnancy, Age of Sexual Initiation and Health Outcomes

American Public Health Association (APHA)

In this issue, find research on Race and opioids, heroin overdose death undercount, folate during pregnancy, age of sexual initiation and health outcomes

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16-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691906

Historian Jennifer Morgan on “Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future”—April 19

New York University

Historian Jennifer Morgan will deliver “Living in the Moment: Race, Gender, and How the Past Informs the Present…and Our Future” on Thurs., April 19.

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Article ID: 692335

Dialysis Providers’ Awareness of Racial Disparities in Transplantation Is Low

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Among 655 healthcare providers at dialysis clinics in the United States, 19% were aware of racial disparities in waitlisting. • Although a quarter of dialysis facilities had >5% racial difference in waitlisting within their own facilities, only 5% of the providers were aware of the disparity at their own facilities.

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Article ID: 692600

Buffalo State Experts: Hazing Reflects Power Struggle and Desire to Belong

SUNY Buffalo State

Approximately, 1.5 million high school students are hazed each year, according to the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention.

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11-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692484

Research Ties Persistence of 'White Flight' to Race, Not Socioeconomic Factors

Indiana University

New research casts doubt on the argument that 'white flight' is motivated by socioeconomic factors, not race. Examining population trends in racially mixed suburbs, sociologist Samuel Kye finds that white flight occurs when nonwhite residents move in, regardless of socioeconomic factors.

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10-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 692482

Experience of Black Doctoral Students Underscores Need to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields

Iowa State University

The risk of riding out a storm is symbolic of the decision black men make to pursue a graduate degree in engineering. They know they'll face challenges, but the barriers described by black men interviewed as part of a six-year study show how race was a greater obstacle than they expected.

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Article ID: 692146

Experts Say Impact of MLK Jr.’s Legacy Evident 50 Years After Assassination

West Virginia University

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Article ID: 691989

Study: U.S. Health Care Providers See Black Patients as Less ‘Personally Responsible’ for Their Health

University of Chicago Medical Center

American clinicians rated white patients as significantly more likely to improve and more likely to adhere to recommended treatments than black patients, and to be more personally responsible for their health than black patients.

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Article ID: 691982

New Study Confirms Racial Disparities in Vermont Traffic Stops, Searches

University of Vermont

More complex statistical analysis of data used in a 2017 study that drew some criticism confirms the earlier conclusions that Black and Hispanic drivers in Vermont are stopped and searched more frequently than White drivers and are less frequently found with contraband. No Black and Hispanic drivers who were stopped and searched were found with heroin, opioids, or cocaine, compared with 39 White drivers who were found with those substances, suggesting that images of drug traffickers in the state are stereotyped.

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30-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 691910

Asian American Actor to Speak at UIC About Being Mixed Race, Gay

University of Illinois at Chicago

Actor Lee Doud speaks at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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28-Mar-2018 4:40 PM EDT
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