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Study: Racism shortens lives and hurts health of blacks by promoting...

April Thames, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Negative social attitudes, such as racism and discrimination, damage the health...

Minorities face more obstacles to a lifesaving organ transplant

Camilla Nonterah, University of Richmond Patients who experience organ failure need a transplant to improve their odds of survival and to achieve a better quality...

How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan Researchers have documented “large, pervasive and persistent” racial inequalities in the U.S. Inter-group relations are among the factors that contribute...

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind

Matthew A. Davis, University of Michigan and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century,...

Why poverty is not a personal choice, but a reflection of...

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan As the Senate prepares to modify its version of the health care bill, now is a good time to back...

Employment helps white men’s health more than women and blacks

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan Employment can be a big boost to health, conferring up to 10 extra years of life, but not if you...

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As anti-globalisation politics fail, nationalism sweeps the world

By Peter Bloom, The Open University After decades of deepening globalisation and interconnection, movements championing national identity and power are sweeping the globe. Breakaway regions,...