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August 27, 2016

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August 27, 2016

Bartending and Family Life Might Not Mix, Study Says

Aug. 19, 2016 — If you want to mix drinks for a living, don't expect to have a typical family life, a new article suggests. The study examines the relationship between bartenders and their perceptions of ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — Black adults rate school violence and racial inequities higher on their list of children's health concerns than other groups, a new national poll ... read more

Persistence Makes the Difference in Minority Participation in Science, Researchers Say

Aug. 12, 2016 — The problem of persistence has long troubled undergraduate programs hoping to guide promising students from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups into science careers, but a new study by science ... read more

Study Finds Racial Disparity in Emergency Department Opioid Prescriptions

Aug. 8, 2016 — A racial disparity has been found in opioid prescriptions for emergency department visits for non-definitive pain-related conditions, say authors of a new ... read more

Survey: Vision Health a Priority

Aug. 4, 2016 — Most respondents across all ethnic and racial groups surveyed described loss of eyesight as the worst ailment that could happen to them when ranked against other conditions including loss of limb, ... read more

Screening for Suicide Risk Among Urban Children Vitally Important

July 20, 2016 — Screening for suicide risk among publicly insured urban children who are experiencing psychological distress is vitally important, finds a new ... read more

Menopause Symptoms and Relationship to Demographic and Psychosocial Factors

July 13, 2016 — The progression of vasomotor symptoms across the menopause transition appears to be significantly and independently associated with a number of sociodemographic, reproductive hormone, and ... read more

Report Points to Racial Disparities in Most Forms of Political Participation in California

June 30, 2016 — Latinos and Asian Americans are the least likely to have a say in California's politics, during election cycles and year round. That is one of the key findings of a new report by Advancement ... read more

Study Uses Diverse Sample to Examine Childhood Weight's Link to Age of First Substance Use

June 28, 2016 — Girls who were overweight as children are likely to begin using cigarettes, marijuana or alcohol at an earlier age than their healthy-weight peers, according to a new ... read more

Blacks With AFib at Greater Risk for Adverse Outcomes

June 22, 2016 — Blacks with atrial fibrillation have nearly double the risk of stroke, heart failure, coronary heart disease and mortality from all causes than their white counterparts, new research ... read more

Psychiatric Diagnostic Tools May Not Be Valid for African Americans

June 22, 2016 — African Americans perceive depression as a weakness inconsistent with notions of strength in the community, rather than as a health condition, new research shows. The study results have significant ... read more

Adolescent Alcohol, Marijuana Use Leads to Poor Academic Performance, Health Problems

June 14, 2016 — Adolescents who use both marijuana and alcohol during middle school and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental health during high school, according to a new study ... read more

Sleep Duration Varies by Alcohol Drinking Patterns, Race, and Sex

June 13, 2016 — Compared to their white counterparts within each alcohol drinking pattern (never, moderate, excessive) investigated, black men and women were significantly more likely to get less than six hours of ... read more

Support Across Ethnicities for Physician-Assisted Death

June 9, 2016 — Physician-assisted death was supported by a majority of California and Hawaii residents, regardless of their ethnicity, who responded to an online survey, according to a new ... read more

Research Finds Offender Risk Assessment Tools in US Are Promising, but Questions Remain

June 7, 2016 — The criminal justice system in the United States uses a variety of tools to assess the behavior of criminal offenders, and those risk assessments can have a significant impact on an offender's ... read more

June 2, 2016 — Middle aged African-Americans are more likely to die of stroke than are whites, not because of differences in care after stroke, but because blacks are having more strokes. Researchers suggest ... read more

Are Drops in Estrogen Levels More Rapid in Women With Migraine?

June 1, 2016 — Researchers have long known that sex hormones such as estrogen play a role in migraine. But there's been little research on how that works. Do women with migraine have higher estrogen levels in ... read more

Study Finds Evidence of Racial, Class Discrimination Among Psychotherapists

June 1, 2016 — Psychotherapists discriminate against prospective patients who are black or working class, a new study shows. Among middle-class people who contacted a therapist to schedule an appointment, the study ... read more

Study Investigates Why Blacks Have Higher Risk of Cognitive Impairment

May 31, 2016 — Social and economic disadvantages play a significant role in why blacks face a much higher risk than whites of developing cognitive impairment later in life, indicates an American ... read more

Racial, Ethnic Differences Found in Psychiatric Diagnoses, Treatment, According to Researchers

May 18, 2016 — Non-Hispanic blacks are almost twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, but they're significantly less likely to receive medication for treatment, according to ... read more

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