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Evidence of hiring discrimination against nonwhite groups in 9 countries examined

EVANSTON, Ill. --- A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by Northwestern University sociologist Lincoln Quillian and his colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination...

Gender bias continues in recognition of physicians and nurses

New Rochelle, NY, June 17, 2019--A new study has shown that patients are significantly more likely to correctly identify male physicians and...

Lumping all Hispanic-Americans together masks the differences in cancer outcomes

A San Diego State University study is among the first to describe trends in cancer mortality by specific Hispanic group for the...

Triple-negative breast cancer among black women in the US varies by...

A new study finds substantial variation in the prevalence of triple-negative breast cancer among black women with breast cancer by birthplace in the United...

How nurses bring clarity to the nature of social change

PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2019) - History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public...

Courts’ sentencing of Hispanic defendants differs by destination, citizenship, year

In the United States, heightened hostility toward Hispanic immigrants is common in contemporary public discourse, as are fears about Hispanic immigrants and crime. We...

Race could be a determinant in physician-patient interactions and pain treatment...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- A 62-year-old with stage IV lung cancer that has spread to his bones, causing unspeakable pain, is trying to convince...

Home exercise program reduces rate of falling in at-risk seniors

An in-home exercise program reduced subsequent falls in high-risk seniors by 36 per cent, according the results of a 12-month clinical trial published today...

Americans Are Mistaken About Who Gets Welfare

"We can lift our citizens from welfare, from dependence to independence, and from poverty to prosperity," Trump said in his State of the Union...

Trump to support path to citizenship for 1.8 million Dreamers

The White House immigration plan would allow as many as 1.8 million young immigrants to seek U.S. citizenship in exchange for billions of dollars...