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racial bias

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By | 2017-11-24T20:14:44+00:00 November 24th, 2017|racial bias|

A growing literature in human social genomics has begun to analyze how everyday life circumstances influence human gene expression. Social-environmental conditions such as urbanity, low socioeconomic status, social isolation, social threat, and low or unstable social status have been found to associate with differential expression of hundreds of gene transcripts in leukocytes and diseased tissues [...]

Yale Grad: My Classmates Are Dying

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 October 28th, 2017|racial bias, social justice|

An interesting read that suggests that professional blacks die at higher rates younger due to the added stress of being black Yale Grad: My Classmates Are Dying http://www.theroot.com/yale-grad-my-classmates-are-dying-1790864379?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=The_Root_twitter via @TheRoot  

Research shows racism harms physical health

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 September 16th, 2017|creating healing communities, mental health awareness, racial bias, social justice|

  ....a host of research in recent years has shown that racism, like a disease, can harm the physical health of both its victims and its perpetrators. Racism Harms Children’s Health, Survey Finds Racism may not be a disease, exactly. But a growing body of research finds that it has lasting physical and mental effects on its victims [...]

Driving mental health awareness and acceptance in SW Michigan

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 July 8th, 2017|mental health awareness, racial bias|

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, the Women’s Health Council of Benton Harbor, Michigan, facilitated a panel discussion to open up a dialogue about the importance and value of destigmatizing mental illness. The Women’s Health Council of Benton Harbor (WHC) was formed in early 2016 to assist with the Implementation Strategy of Lakeland Health’s 2016-2019 Community [...]

Creating Healing Communities Webinar

By | 2017-11-19T03:19:25+00:00 July 8th, 2017|creating healing communities, health assessment, racial bias|

On June 28th the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative  hosted a  webinar on "Creating Healing Communities." Lynn Todman, Ph.D., M.P.C. and Collaborative member Elena Quintana, Ph.D. discussed the link between the social determinants of health, wide spread trauma and emotional unrest, and inequality in Southwest Michigan.   The conversation underscored the need for basic education on [...]

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