News Category: Research
Stephanie Kim receives NIEHS Wetterhahn Award for research on association between contaminants and metabolic disorders.
African American women with particularly low or high birth weights, or born to older mothers, may be at increased risk of breast cancer.
politics and health
David Jones points to opportunities for state-level, bipartisan collaboration in New England Journal of Medicine article.
African Americans have lost twice as many years of life expectancy from gun violence as their White counterparts.
black women’s health study
Black women who reported using religion/spirituality to cope with stress had 13 percent reduction in risk of hypertension, though prayer was associated with higher hypertension risk.
maternal and child health
Lois McCloskey received Loretta P. Lacey Academic Leadership Award from Association of Teachers for Maternal and Child Health at its annual meeting on November 11.
Despite high risk of HIV, people who inject drugs have limited knowledge and mixed interest in pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Higher BMI at any point in adulthood associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality.
Greater sense of procedural justice, improvement in attitude during commitment, and medication treatment after release all associated with staying off opioids longer.
Mental health diagnoses and treatment of college students increased substantially between 2007 and 2017, with more than one-third reporting diagnosed condition in 2016-2017.