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Newswise: Descendants of Early Europeans and Africans in U.S. Carry Native American Genetic Legacy

Article ID: 719346

Descendants of Early Europeans and Africans in U.S. Carry Native American Genetic Legacy

PLOS

Profiles of Native American DNA in modern populations show patterns of migration across the U.S.

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20-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719293

Health Gap Between First Nations and Other Manitobans Widening, Study Finds

University of Manitoba

The health gap between First Nation people and all other Manitobans is growing.

Released:
19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children
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    17-Sep-2019 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718889

Racism a Factor in Asthma Control for Young African American Children

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows an association between African American parents/guardians who have experienced the chronic stress associated with exposure to racism and poor asthma control in their young children.

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12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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    10-Sep-2019 6:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718739

Progress on Health Equity Is Stalling Across Europe; New WHO Report Reveals Gaps Can Be Reduced Within the Lifetime of a Single Government

World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO’s first-ever Health Equity Status Report reveals that health inequities in many of the 53 countries in the WHO European Region remain either the same or have worsened despite governments’ attempts to address them. The Report newly identifies 5 key risk factors that are holding many children, young people, women and men back from achieving good health and leading safe and decent lives.

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10-Sep-2019 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718741

Peripheral Artery Disease Risk Hinges on Health Factors and Demographics, Including Race

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The lifetime risk of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), in which leg arteries narrow abnormally, is about 30 percent for black men and 28 percent for black women, with lower but still-substantial risks for Hispanics and whites, according to a study led by scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Released:
10-Sep-2019 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718725

Pop Culture and News Coverage of Homelessness has a Race, Gender and Attention Problem, Research Shows

American University

An analysis of 150 episodes from 50 television programs, and 5,703 news articles by American University's Center for Media & Social Impact, reveal major concerns about the way we view homelessness and solutions to homelessness.

Released:
10-Sep-2019 10:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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Article ID: 718635

ACR’s PIER Internship to Engage More Underrepresented Minorities and Women in Radiology

American College of Radiology (ACR)

The American College of Radiology is proud to offer the Pipeline Initiative for the Enrichment of Radiology (PIER) internship program to current first-year medical students who identify as underrepresented minorities (URMs) or women. The initiative will give URMs and women increased opportunity to explore the radiology specialty and engage in research.

Released:
9-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 718617

Minority Students Still Underrepresented in Medical Schools

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

While numbers of black and Hispanic physicians have increased, Penn study shows the physician workforce does not represent the shifting demographics of the U.S. population.

Released:
6-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Newswise: In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Article ID: 718590

In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Washington University in St. Louis

Riots that resulted in anywhere from 10 to 1,000-plus deaths in their hometowns ultimately influenced lending decisions among hundreds of loan managers in India — and the effect endured for decades, reveals a new study involving a researcher from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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6-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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