Study disputes notion that people of color have ‘flawed’ beliefs about pregnancy

Black and Latinx individuals are often the focus of health educational efforts to “correct” perceived flawed beliefs about pregnancy in order to increase contraceptive use and reduce unintended pregnancies. In a study published in the journal Ethnicity and Disease, CUNY SPH faculty Meredith Manze and Diana Romero sought to revisit the association between race, ethnicity, […]

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Scientists discover why a rare syndrome is giving people diseases linked to another group of genetic disorders

Zellweger syndrome is a rare disease which at its mildest form can cause developmental delays in childhood and vision and hearing loss in adulthood. At its most severe, it can mean weak muscle tone, feeding and respiratory problems, and neonatal seizures. Those who have its extreme form typically do not survive beyond age one. The […]

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