Study: Empowering Black girls may help to reduce drug use

Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma ...

Health informatics

People with HIV at high risk for intimate partner violence

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that one in four adults with HIV in the United States has experienced intimate partner violence (IPV), which disproportionately affects women and LGBT ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social ties, self-esteem vital to low-income black, latino boys

A study by University of Virginia researchers finds that attributes such as "a positive sense of self" and "a sense of connection to others" are associated with decreased criminal activity for low-income black and Latino ...

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