Dec. 16, 2014 — Eliminating health disparities between races is a goal of many groups and organizations, but a team of sociologists suggests that finding the reasons for the differences in the timing of black and ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — Despite recent significant gains in health care access throughout the United States, people of color continue to grapple with a disproportionate burden of chronic disease. Now an expert deliberates ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — If Internet Service Providers known as ISPs initiate price discrimination in their pricing, a “recongestion effect” will occur. In other words, online delivery channels that are less congested at ... full story
Dec. 10, 2014 — Fourteen years after the attack on the World Trade Center (WTC), researchers have identified several elements that have had a critical impact on the evolution of the WTC response and, directly or ... full story
Dec. 8, 2014 — Older Latinos living in the US who perceive their neighborhoods as safer and more walkable are less likely to develop severe depressive symptoms, and the effect may be long term, a new study ... full story
Dec. 4, 2014 — A public summer jobs program for high school students from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by 43 percent over a 16-month period, according to a new study. This ... full story
Medical Schools Have Ethical Obligation to Accept Applications from Undocumented Immigrants, Experts SayDec. 4, 2014 — Medical schools have an ethical obligation to change admission policies in order to accept applications from undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers, according to a report. Not allowing Dreamers to ... full story
Dec. 4, 2014 — “Women continue to be underrepresented in organizational life, in professions such as surgery and in roles such as leadership. This lack of representation is both a moral issue of gender inequality ... full story
Dec. 3, 2014 — People in the country's unhappiest communities spend about a quarter of the month so far down in the dumps that it can harm their productivity, according to ... full story
Dec. 3, 2014 — Individuals conceived in the severe Dutch Famine may have adjusted to this horrendous period of World War II by making adaptations to how active their DNA is. Genes involved in growth and development ... full story
Microfinance Program 'Pigs for Peace' Also Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Women in the Democratic Republic of CongoDec. 3, 2014 — Women and families in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been beaten down physically and mentally by years of war, poverty, and violence, but researchers suggest that a baby ... full story
Dec. 1, 2014 — Years after the end of the Great Recession, child poverty remains widespread in America's largest cities. A new paper reports that nearly three children in five living in Detroit are poor, ... full story
Dec. 1, 2014 — Income inequality matters for everyone, but it matters differently for different groups of people, concludes the authors of a new study. Researchers linked greater gaps in wealth to more deaths among ... full story
Nov. 25, 2014 — A recently published study of more than 550 decisions and responses from 144 experienced entrepreneurs reveals that “knowledge of explicit ethical or unethical behavior (by venture capitalists) ... full story
Nov. 25, 2014 — Barriers to the sharing of public health data hamper decision-making efforts on local, national and global levels, and stymie attempts to contain emerging global health threats, an international team ... full story
Nov. 18, 2014 — An unprecedented report looks at the ethical issues facing the nursing profession, as the American Nursing Association prepares to release a revised Code of Ethics in ... full story
Nov. 17, 2014 — Commercially available datasets containing a wealth of information about food and alcohol establishments differ significantly, raising concerns about their reliability as sources of information that ... full story
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- Limiting internet congestion a key factor in net neutrality debate
- Health care lessons learned in the aftermath of September 11, 2001
- Low-crime, walkable neighborhoods promote mental health in older Latinos
- New 'science of climate diversity'
- Chicago summer jobs program for high school students dramatically reduces youth violence
- Medical schools have ethical obligation to accept applications from undocumented immigrants, experts say
- What really helps women achieve a good work-life balance?
- People in unhappy places are depressed more than a week a month
- People conceived during Dutch famine have altered regulation of growth genes
- Microfinance program 'Pigs for Peace' also improves mental health symptoms for women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Child poverty pervasive in large American cities, new report shows
- Widening wage gap linked to more deaths among black Americans
- Entrepreneurs to venture capitalists: Don’t be a Scrooge
- Barriers to public health data-sharing; life-saving solutions
- Risk analysis for a complex world
- U.S. nursing leaders issue blueprint for 21st century nursing ethics
- Datasets used by policymakers, scientists for public health analyses inconsistent
- Should health systems send patients abroad to save money?
- Most U.S. adults cannot donate a kidney due to preventable health problems, potential loss of income
- The Trojan horse burger: Do companies that 'do good' sell unhealthy food?
- Prosthetic, orthotic service in developing countries examined
- Satellite images shed light, or lack thereof, on the impact of the Syrian conflict
- Lost Diggers of Fromelles: Identifying, caring for dead of the first world war
- Preclinical oncology coursework could help with practitioner shortage
- Less reward, more aversion when learning tricky tasks
- Half of elderly people are more than happy to consume new foods
- The right to privacy in a big data world: When properly understood, privacy rules essential, experts say
- Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst
- Should the Japanese give nuclear power another chance?
- Diversity in medical education: Not so black and white anymore
- Why me? Many women living in poverty blame children, love life
- Study questions 21-day quarantine period for Ebola
- Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
- Size of minority population impacts states' prison rates, study finds
- How to train a robot: Can we teach robots right from wrong?
- Price gap between more and less healthy foods grows
- Reducing chronic disease in Asian Americans: Researchers target diet
- Sesame Street goes to jail: Physicians should follow
- Workplace diversity can help bottom line, study shows
- Is Australia prepared for Ebola?
- Ethical filament: Can fair trade plastic save people and the planet?
- Friend or foe: 'Devastating' number of hate-fuelled crimes are committed by friends, colleagues, carers of victims
- 'Compassionate use' and other means of accessing unproven, unapproved treatments could impact long-term medical benefits
- Why are consumers willing to spend more money on ethical products?
- Exxon Valdez 2014: Does media coverage of humanmade disasters contribute to consumer complacency?
- Recommendations to improve scientific decision-making
- In wake of uproar over Facebook’s emotional manipulation study, bioethics scholars say new rules are 'moral imperative'
- Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status
- Poverty-obesity link more prevalent for women than men, study shows
- When casualties increased, war coverage became more negative
- New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction
- Everyday discrimination impacts mental health
- Sickle cell patients who experience discrimination miss out on treatment
- An evolutionary approach to epidemics
- Poverty, not bias, explains racial/ethnic differences in child abuse
- Discrimination among homeless adults in Toronto with mental illness
- Global food trade may not meet all future demand, study indicates
- Recommendation by a physician could halve racial disparity in who gets a flu shot
- Social welfare may fall in a more ethical market
- Study of Chilean quake shows potential for future earthquake
- Could urbanization, biodiversity be compatible?
- Scared of crime? Science shows that healthy fear of crime is a good thing
- Transgender relationships undermined by stigma
- Young people support LGBT rights but disagree on priorities
- Seeing more African Americans in prison increases support for policies that exacerbate inequality
- Victims of war: How Gaza conflict will traumatize a generation of adolescents
- Life expectancy gap between blacks and whites in U.S. varies considerably across states
- Animalistic descriptions of violent crimes increase punishment of perpetrators
- Children in immigrant families more likely to be sedentary
- Food safety social media guide developed by researchers
- Relief organizations need to think long-term