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Article ID: 701097

Racial and Ethnic Bias Leads to Lower Well-Being Among Adolescents

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Racial and ethnic discrimination is problematic for all aspects of development — from mental and physical health to risky behaviors and academic success — particularly for Latinos, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin determined after analyzing findings from hundreds of previous studies on adolescents.

Released:
25-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 701036

Multicenter Study Finds IVUS-Guided Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation Improves Clinical Outcomes in All-Comer Patients

Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

The first study designed to determine the benefits of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) guidance over angiography guidance during drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation in all-comer patients found that IVUS improved clinical outcomes by lowering the rate of target vessel failure at one year.

Released:
24-Sep-2018 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 701016

A Tailored Approach to Minority Tobacco Cessation Programs

University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers work with African American and American Indian communities to identify effective tobacco cessation strategies

Released:
24-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700903

Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A black World War I veteran and victim of the 1919 Elaine Massacre will posthumously be honored with the Purple Heart and other World War I honors that he was denied a century ago. For Dr. Brian Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, helping Leroy Johnston receive his medals is about righting a wrong a century in the making.

Released:
21-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 700858

Researchers Find Racial Disparities in Treatment for Heart Attack Patients

University of North Carolina Health Care System

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows disparities between the care given to black and white patients seeking treatment for a type of heart attack called NSTEMI (Non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction).

Released:
20-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 700692

Racial/Ethnic Discrimination Associated with Lower Well-Being Among Adolescents

American Psychological Association (APA)

Racial and ethnic discrimination takes a toll on adolescents and is linked to their depression, poor self-esteem, lower academic achievement, substance use and risky sexual behavior, according to a meta-analysis published in the American Psychological Association’s flagship journal, American Psychologist.

Released:
18-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700605

Age, Race and Gender Split in Political Parties Could Lead to Voter Discrimination

Vanderbilt University

A vastly expanding gap in age, gender and diversity is creating an even deeper divide between the Republican and Democratic parties. And a Vanderbilt University law expert on the 26th Amendment says this chasm between the nation’s largest generation—millennials— and baby boomers is exacerbating voter discrimination.

Released:
14-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 700492

Study of Breast Cancer Subtype among New Jersey Women Shows Disparities by Age, Race, and Hispanic-Origin

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

When it comes to breast cancer subtype in the Garden State, researchers from Rutgers University and the New Jersey State Cancer Registry find that non-Hispanic black women and women between the ages of 20 to 39 have higher rates of triple-negative disease than females aged 50 to 64 and those of other races and ethnicities.

Released:
13-Sep-2018 1:45 PM EDT

Article ID: 700360

Prompting People to Listen to Each Other Reduces Inequality and Improves Group Performance

Vanderbilt University

Reminding people that nobody has all the answers and everyone has something to contribute can reduce racial inequality and improve outcomes in group projects.

Released:
11-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700144

California’s Large Minority Population Drives State’s Relatively Low Death Rate, Study Finds

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

FINDINGS High poverty rates, low education and lack of insurance are all social determinants that are expected to lead to high mortality rates and negative health outcomes. Despite a 62 percent minority population with these characteristics in California, the state’s health profile was significantly better than the nation’s as a whole.

Released:
6-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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