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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Parents, Racial Differences, Diagnosis, Racial Disparity, autism symptoms, Meghan Rose Donohue, Diana Robins

Study: Parents’ Reports of Children’s Autism Symptoms Differ by Race

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Racial differences in parents’ reports of concerns about their child’s development to healthcare providers may contribute to delayed diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in black children, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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Teacher Education, Multicultural Education, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYU Steinhardt

Multicultural Awareness Boosts Teaching Competency, But Is an Uneven Resource Among Future Teachers

Student teachers with more multicultural awareness foster more positive classroom environments for their students, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and published in the Journal of Teacher Education.

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rap music, R&B, hip-hop, Grammy Awards, #OscarsSoWhite, Diversity, Jay-Z

Thus, Let the Beat Rock, Rock on Indeed: Black Music Here to Stay, and It’s Time Grammy Awards Recognizes It

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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implicit bias, Prejudice, Stereotyping

Measuring the Implicit Biases We May Not Even Be Aware Of

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Two UF Psychology Professors Examine the Prejudices and Stereotypes That Contribute to Social Inequality and Discuss the Tests Social Scientists Apply to Measure the Implicit Bias People Tend to Harbor

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Discrimination, Retail, Consumerism, African-American, Shopping

Racial Profiling by Retailers Creates an Unwelcome Climate for Black Shoppers, Study Shows

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Discrimination endured by black shoppers forces them to downplay their race or shy away from an activity among the most common and celebrated in American culture, according to new research.

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Rural Health, Healthcare, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National 4-H Council, Appalachia, Health Disparities, Racial Disparities, Prevention, Health Policy

Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Collective Efficacy, Achievement Gap, racial achievement gap, Teachers, Education

​One Factor That May Help Schools Close Racial Achievement Gap

A study of one Texas school district reveals one of the best evidence-based ways ever found to close the educational achievement gap between black and white students.The research found that teachers’ sense of collective efficacy in any one school – the belief that they had the capability and support necessary to educate their students – was closely connected to the achievement gap.

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Zombies, zombies and religion, Halloween, Race, Language, Gender

Expert Available to Discuss How Zombies Can Be Viewed Through The Lenses of Race, Gender, Language, and Politics

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self-neglect, Neighborhood, elder mistreatment, Elder abuse prevention, Chinese, Immigrant, Older Adults

Neighborhood Matters – Association Between Neighborhood Cohesion and Self-Neglect in Chinese American Older Adults

Increasing neighborhood cohesion may enhance self-neglect prevention and intervention in U.S. Chinese older adults, suggested by a new study published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 17 OCT 2017 online.

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Breast Cancer, Drug Reactions, African American, Genetics, Ancestry, Cancer

Genetics Study Reveals Reactions to Drugs Result in Poorer Outcomes for African American Breast Cancer Patients

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African American women participating in a clinical study on breast cancer had more side effects and poorer survival rates than did women of European ancestry, according to a an Indiana University study that identified ethnicity through genetics--a first in this type of research.







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