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25-year-long study of Black women links frequent use of lye-based hair...

Kimberly Bertrand, Boston University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The...

Ending food insecurity in Native communities means restoring land rights, handing...

Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Oklahoma State University For Indigenous people in the U.S., food is considered a sacred gift....

Did racism kill Jackie Robinson?

Tamra Burns Loeb, University of California, Los Angeles; Alicia Morehead-Gee, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and Derek Novacek, UCLA...

Vaccine guilt is good – as long it doesn’t stop you...

Elizabeth Lanphier, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Over 100 million Americans have now received at least one dose...

Women’s health is better when women have more control in their...

Siobhán Mattison, University of New Mexico; Adam Z. Reynolds, University of New Mexico, and Katherine Wander, Binghamton University, State University of New...

Distance learning makes it harder for kids to exercise, especially in...

Katelyn Esmonde, Johns Hopkins University and Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health This fall hasn’t felt much like “back to school”...

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that’s a hard...

Ryan Huerto, University of Michigan and Edwin Lindo, University of Washington In today’s America, minority patients still have markedly worse health outcomes than white patients....

As rural Americans struggle for health care access, insurers may be...

Simon F. Haeder, Pennsylvania State University Living in rural America certainly comes with a number of benefits. There is less crime, access to the outdoors,...

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