News Category: Research
black women’s health study
Consistent with research on white and Asian women, black women’s risk of lupus increased with increased smoking, while drinking four or more alcoholic drinks per week associated with 57 percent decrease in lupus risk.
traumatic brain injury
Athletes who play contact sports associated with repetitive head impacts, such as football and ice hockey, may be at increased risk for Lewy body disease, which can cause Parkinson’s.
Unemployment and increased housing costs drive up utilization, while Medicaid expansion drives it down.
Hundreds of homeless youth visit Boston Medical Center’s pediatric emergency department to qualify for shelter after 2012 policy change, costing more than shelter itself.
Hispanic and Black cigarette smokers are twice as likely as white smokers to believe e-cigarettes are more harmful than cigarettes.
Women who discussed labor induction and repeat cesarean with their doctors reported receiving disproportionate information in favor of these interventions and were more likely to have them.
Same-day marijuana use not strongly associated with perpetrating dating abuse, and association between alcohol and dating abuse perpetration could be less straightforward than previously understood.
China could see up to 78,560 more ozone-related deaths each year in 2050s under worst-case climate change scenario, but could see fewer ozone-related deaths than today in best-case scenario of emission reduction.
Starting to drink too much associated with youth, transitioning to legal drinking age, being male, white, childless, healthier, and smoking and drug use, among other social factors.
Those who believe providers contribute to health disparities also more likely to confront issues of racism.