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February 19, 2017

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February 19, 2017

When Does a Man Say 'I'm the Father'?

Feb. 15, 2017 — American men much more readily acknowledge that they are the legal father of a child born out of wedlock when the woman involved is more affluent, educated, and healthy. It also helps (slightly) if ... read more

Women, Minorities and Persons With Disabilities in Science and Engineering Report Released

Jan. 31, 2017 — The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) today announced the release of the 2017 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering (WMPD) report, ... read more

Disparities Found Between Asian Immigrants, Sufficient Access and Utilization of Dental Services

Jan. 25, 2017 — The acculturation variable - length of stay in the US - had the strongest association with having a dental visit in the previous twelve months among Asian immigrants, results of a new study have ... read more

Large Pre-ACA Medicaid Expansion Did Not Level Health Disparities in Cancer Surgery

Jan. 24, 2017 — An analysis of the New York State's Medicaid expansion, which predated the 2010 Affordable Care Act, finds substantial decrease in uninsured rate but little change in racial disparities when it ... read more

Is Student Debt Responsible for 'Boomeranging' Among Young Adults?

Jan. 6, 2017 — While student loan debt has reached an all-time high, it does not increase young adults' risk of 'boomeranging' or returning to their parental home, according to a study. Boomerangers, ... read more

Rare Look at Youth Post Detention Is Bleak

Dec. 19, 2016 — A new study offers a bleak assessment in a rare look at the outcomes of delinquent youth five and 12 years after juvenile detention. Central to poor outcomes for the youth post detention are stark ... read more

Meeting Patients' Socioeconomic Needs Can Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Dec. 12, 2016 — Patients enrolled in a program designed to help meet socioeconomic needs that can affect their health had modest but significant improvements in several key cardiovascular risk factors, report ... read more

Beyond Play: Sociologist Explores How Toys Fuel Stereotypes

Nov. 30, 2016 — Encouraging children to enjoy a wide variety of toys allows them to develop fully, according to one ... read more

Asian Americans Are at High Risk for Diabetes but Rarely Get Screened

Nov. 15, 2016 — Asian Americans have a high prevalence of undiagnosed diabetes. Less than half of Asian Americans who ought to be screened for type 2 diabetes actually get tested. They are the racial and ethnic ... read more

Nov. 1, 2016 — Nearly all Americans are likely to know a victim of gun violence within their social networks during their lifetime, indicating that citizens are "closer to gun violence than they ... read more

Integrated Neighborhoods More Common Across the US, Study Finds

Oct. 26, 2016 — New research tracking population shifts over 30 years shows that increasing neighborhood-level diversity is a near-universal trend, outlines a new ... read more

Threatened by Diversity?

Oct. 26, 2016 — In this election year of unprecedented acrimony, one of the most polarizing issues of all is rooted in what's typically considered a national strength: diversity. But as it turns out, not all ... read more

Neighborhoods Important Factor in Risk of Stroke for All Races

Oct. 19, 2016 — Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a new ... read more

Developmental Science Research Sheds New Light on the Origins of Discrimination, Social Exclusion

Oct. 19, 2016 — Experiencing prejudice and discrimination in childhood can have long term consequences, including depression, poor academic performance and negative health outcomes. New cutting edge research in ... read more

Employees Can Get Away With Unethical Behavior When They Imitate Higher-Ups

Oct. 18, 2016 — If higher-ups in a company are getting away with unethical behavior, chances are other employees are too, according to a new ... read more

New Data from National Violent Death Reporting System Shed Light on Law Enforcement Officer Deaths, Their Use of Lethal Force

Oct. 13, 2016 — Violence-related deaths, including homicides and suicides, are an urgent public health problem, according experts. Their commentary and contributions by other noted experts in the supplement to the ... read more

Why American Infant Mortality Rates Are So High

Oct. 13, 2016 — In the U.S., more than 23,000 American infants died in 2014, or about 6 for every 1,000 live births, putting us on par with countries like Serbia and Malaysia. Most other developed countries have ... read more

African-American, Hispanic Men Less Likely to Get Treatment for Prostate Cancer, Even With High-Risk Disease

Oct. 7, 2016 — African-American and Hispanic men in the United States are less likely to receive therapy for prostate cancer compared to Caucasian men — even when they have more aggressive disease, according to ... read more

Students of All Races Prefer Teachers of Color, Finds Study

Oct. 5, 2016 — Middle and high school students, regardless of their race and ethnicity, have more favorable perceptions of their Black and Latino teachers than of their White teachers, finds a new ... read more

Large Immigration Numbers Don’t Lead to High Levels of Crime, New UK Research Shows

Sep. 29, 2016 — It is common to equate high levels of immigration with increases in the crime rate. But the precise opposite can be true, according to a criminology expert who has carried out in-depth statistical ... read more

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