Topic: African American health

Childhood Adversity Launches Lifelong Relationship and Health Disadvantages for Black Men

March 3, 2014

African American men who endured greater childhood adversity are likely to experience disadvantages in health and relationships over time, according to new sociology research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Racial Bias Skews Medical Diagnosis and Treatment for African Americans, Research Shows

April 23, 2012

Pervasive racial bias in American medical practice adversely affects treatment and diagnosis for African American patients, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Black History Month Story Ideas and Experts at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 2, 2011

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.

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Weight Loss Among Widows More Harmful to Health than Post-Wedding Weight Gain, Research Shows

Aug. 7, 2009

The death of a spouse has a much more profound effect on weight change than marital status, according to new research by sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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