News tagged with racial discrimination

Racism may accelerate aging in African-American men

A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men, ages reporting high levels of racial discrimination and who had ...

Jan 07, 2014
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Weight gain worry for stressed black girls

Could the impact of chronic stress explain why American black girls are more likely to be overweight than white girls? According to Dr. Tomiyama of the University of California, Los Angeles in the U.S., and her colleagues, ...

Sep 19, 2012
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Discrimination may harm your health

Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.

Jan 12, 2012
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