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Aquaman director James Wan the latest celeb to take social media break - CNET  CNET · 5 days
James Wan, Will Poulter, Millie Bobby Brown, Wil Wheaton and more. Here are celebs who've cited mental health issues, racism,... more
Appeals court dismisses charges of institutional racism at U.K.-Kenyan research partnership  Science Magazine · 5 days
Six plaintiffs failed to prove their careers suffered because of their skin color, court says more
Valve takes down user tributes memorializing the New Zealand shooting suspect  THE VERGE · 1 week
Valve removed more than 100 tributes to the alleged white supremacist responsible for the... more
Surgeon denies posting homophobic comments on social media  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon resigned from a University of Miami clinic after he was accused of posting photos of patients' genitalia with racist and homophobic comments on Instagram more
Surgeon denies posting patient genitalia on social media  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A prominent gender-reassignment surgeon has resigned from the University of Miami Health System after being accused of posting photos of patient genitalia along with racist and homophobic comments on his Instagram account more
US black and Hispanic minorities bear disproportionate burden from air pollution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Black and Hispanic Americans bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution caused mainly by non-Hispanic white Americans, according to a new study. The research quantifies for... more
Racial and ethnic disparities in access to trauma centers  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
An analysis of census tract data for neighborhoods in America's three largest cities suggests black-majority neighborhoods are associated with disparities in access to trauma centers. more
Study finds significant gender and racial disparities in osteoporosis treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New research indicates that elderly men are significantly undertreated for osteoporosis compared with elderly women, and blacks have the lowest treatment rates among racial/ethnic groups. more
Life-threatening birth complication rate increasing across US racial, ethnic groups  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity -- life-threatening maternal complications associated with childbirth -- have persisted and increased at high rates among U.S. women, according to... more
The health consequences of backlash politics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Public policies rooted in racial resentment can carry grave consequences for health and well-being, according to new research by Vanderbilt psychiatrist and sociologist Jonathan Metzl. His findings, based on seven years of fieldwork in Tennessee, Missouri... more
When it comes to conspiracy theories, intuition and stress conspire against you  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Conspiracy theories are dusted amid the violent videos, racist comments, and death threats that Facebook moderators face every day. That putrid flood of information... more
Reevaluating pneumococcal vaccine guidance: An analysis  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top public health priority, then recommending that all adults get a pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 would likely be... more
Recommending adults to get pneumococcal vaccine at age 50 may be effective guidance  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top public health priority, then... more
Nevada Senator takes on racial ad targeting in new data privacy bill  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Today, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) is introducing a data privacy bill that would explicitly bar platforms like Facebook and Google from serving targeted... more
Study: With Twitter, race of the messenger matters  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
When NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice, the ensuing debate took traditional and social media by storm. University of Kansas... more
How AI makes Microsoft confront racism, health-care disparities, and more  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Artificial intelligence is hailed as the cornerstone for technologies of the future, but present social biases have already begun molding AI in the image of the worse parts... more
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