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The Lancet: Police killings of unarmed black Americans impact mental health of wider black American population

EurekaAlerts highlights a reported study in Lancet. “Police killings of unarmed black Americans have adverse effects on the mental health of black American adults in the general population, according to a new population-based study. . . . In a linked…

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The Spread of Hate and Racism, Webcast, February 13, 2019

Click here for more information and to connect to the webcast on February 13.

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The Color of Medicine, September 17, 2018

On Monday, September 17 at 5:30 pm, the Princeton Garden Theatre will screen THE COLOR OF MEDICINE, which chronicles the rise and fall of St. Louis, Missouri’s premier black hospital that at one point in history, trained the largest number…

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Even Famous And Successful Black Women Can Encounter Serious Pregnancy Complications

NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, president and dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine, about the fact that black mothers have a higher mortality rate than white mothers and the effect of racism.  To hear the…

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Linking Health and Mortality Racial Differences to Experience and Perceptions of Discrimination

In an op ed in the New York Times (November 12, 2017), Douglas Jacobs refers to the “[m]ore than 700 studies on the link between discrimination and health . . . published since 2000. This body of work establishes a…

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