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Racism May Accelerate Aging in African American Men

A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men, ages...

Storytelling may help control blood pressure in African-Americans

Controlling blood pressure is not only a medical challenge, but a social one as well. Because patients are required to strictly adhere to a treatment plan that may include medication, dietary restrictions and regular doctor visits, the ideas of we...

Screening tool may better identify heart disease in African-Americans

CHICAGO -- In a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), researchers say they may have an explanation as to why African Americans, despite having lower amounts of coronary artery calcifi...

Motivation to end racism relies on ‘yes we can’ approach

If you're trying to end racism, it's not enough to get people to understand that racism is still a problem. You also have to make them feel like they can do something about it, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal o...

Frequency of foot disorders differs between African-Americans and whites

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Common foot disorders such as flat feet, corns and bunions are more prevalent among African Americans than in whites, a new study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers has found. African Americans in the ...

Study finds race, ethnicity impact access to care for children with...

Ear infections are one of the most common health problems for children, with most kids experiencing at least one by their third birthday. Annual costs in the United States alone are in the billions of dollars. When these infections are left untr...

Exploring Africa’s success stories

Conventional wisdom has long been negative on Africa. Historically, it has been seen as a failing continent, plagued by deep-rooted problems -- poverty, corruption, war, and disease. But after four decades of relative stagnation, Africa has been g...

Experiments find bias in way analysts view firms led by black...

Analysts examining a firm and the qualifications of its top management team discount the educational background of African American managers who graduated from prestigious universities while accepting the qualifications of white managers with the sa...

Notable racial disparities in diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of colorectal cancer

San Antonio, Texas (October 18, 2010) -- The latest colorectal cancer research presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 75th Annual Scientific meeting in San Antonio this week strengthens the growing body of evidence that sugge...

You may not be able to say how you feel about...

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looks at how much African Americans and whites favor or prefer their own racial group over the other, how much they identify with their ...

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