Ethnicity & Disease

Ethnicity & Disease is the official peer-reviewed journal of ISHIB. The journal provides a comprehensive source of information on the causal relationships in the etiology of common illnesses through the study of ethnic patterns of disease. The broadly multidisciplinary journal draws from research in epidemiology, genetics, health services, social biology, and anthropology.


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Health disparities prove to be multidimensional

Hollings Cancer Center researcher Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., said this is illustrated in two recent health disparity studies, both reported online in April in the medical journal Ethnicity and Disease. These two studies ...


Improving low-income residents' utilization of farmers markets

A pair of studies conducted at LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health found reasons and possible solutions to improve low-income residents' access to fresh, local produce at farmers markets. The first study, published ...


To beat hypertension, take the 'clinic' to the people

Eliminating racial disparities in the outcomes of programs to control blood pressure can be accomplished with a few one-on-one coaching sessions delivered by health professionals —but not if the program requires people ...

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