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August 30, 2016

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August 30, 2016

Young, Gifted, First-Generation Minority Science Students Motivated by Prosocial Values

Aug. 19, 2016 — There are as many motives as there are undergraduates taking introductory science courses, but if you look closely at groups of freshmen science students such as those from underrepresented minority ... 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

Aug. 15, 2016 — A new report includes every cancer diagnosis in the Los Angeles region over the past 37 years -- more than 1.3 million. With easy-to-read charts, the book divides L.A.'s population into 11 ... 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

Aug. 9, 2016 — Are lower levels of physical activity among African-American teens related to hair care? A new study has centralized itself around this very ... read more

African American Surgical Patients Benefit in Universally Insured Health System

Aug. 9, 2016 — A new study utilized claims data from more than 630,000 patients living in the state of California and found no significant differences in post-operative complications or mortality between African ... read more

Diversifying Clinical Science to Represent Diverse Populations

July 20, 2016 — Despite increasing attention to issues of diversity in scientific research, participant populations in behavioral science tend to be relatively homogeneous. A special series in Clinical Psychological ... 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

Poor African-American Men Have Lowest Likelihood of Overall Survival

July 18, 2016 — African-American men living below poverty had the lowest overall survival in a study that examined the effects of sex, race and socioeconomic status on overall mortality, according to an ... read more

Race, Not Gender, Is Key Factor in NIH Awards

July 15, 2016 — Race not gender appears to be the most significant factor influencing the award of a National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant, according to a new ... read more

Reducing Racial Bias Possible in Older Children, Finds Study

July 13, 2016 — Research has shown children have racial biases from an early age, but a new study has found that it is possible to combat prejudice in older ... read more

Breastfeeding Gaps Between White, Black, and Hispanic Mothers in the US

July 12, 2016 — Breastfeeding rates differ among white, black and Hispanic mothers, new American research indicates. This study looked to see if ethnic and racial disparities in breastfeeding could be explained by ... read more

New Diabetes Screening Recommendation Misses More Than Half of High-Risk Patients

July 12, 2016 — Fifty-five percent of high-risk patients were missed by diabetes screening guidelines, according to a new study. Not identifying patients with diabetes and prediabetes prevents them from getting the ... 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

Cross-Cultural Marriage Means Higher Incomes

June 20, 2016 — If you are a male immigrant and marry a woman from a country other than your own, you increase your chances of a good job and a high income. This applies whether the woman you marry is a native or ... read more

‘The Obama Effect’ on the Names of African American Babies

June 20, 2016 — Barack Obama’s election to the US Presidency didn’t just change history. According to new research, collective pride in his achievement also changed how African Americans named their babies, with ... read more

Racial Disparities Found in Children's Urologic Surgery

June 17, 2016 — Black children who undergo urologic surgery are more likely than white children to have postsurgical complications and hospital-acquired infections 30 days after the surgery. Researchers studying a ... 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

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

Relationship Between School Security, Race, Research Shows

June 8, 2016 — Security measures in American high schools are meant to keep students safe. But research shows heightened security has unintended ... read more

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