Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicide rates declining for white Americans, but not for minorities

In a finding that illustrates just how deeply racial disparities permeate the U.S. health care system, a new government report finds that suicide rates dipped slightly among white Americans while they rose for Black and Hispanic ...

Overweight & Obesity

Tackling childhood obesity without the stigma

Parents of children struggling with their weight might feel like they're walking a tightrope: how can they help their kid manage their weight and health without negatively impacting their child's body image?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Minorities bore disproportionate mental health impact of pandemic

Racial and ethnic minorities bore a disproportionate mental health burden during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Andrew Chan of Harvard Medical School, ...

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