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February 3, 2014
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Who Won’t Take Their Medicine?

UA anthropologist Susan J. Shaw and UA pharmacist Jeannie Lee have been awarded $1.48 million from the NIH to study medication adherence and health literacy. UA associate professor of anthropology Susan J. Shaw and UA assistant professor of pharmacy Jeannie … Continue reading

February 1, 2014
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HIV meds dialogue differs by race, ethnicity

Researchers found specific racial/ethnic differences in discussions of HIV medicine adherence in a newly published analysis of recorded office visits between 45 doctors and nurse practitioners and more than 400 patients. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — A lot of evidence … Continue reading

September 25, 2013
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Lifestyle, age linked to diabetes-related protein

A large, newly published study that includes more than 13,500 postmenopausal women has yielded the most definitive associations yet between certain lifestyle and demographic factors and levels of a promising early biomarker of type 2 diabetes risk. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown … Continue reading

October 9, 2012
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Student Success

UD conference highlights diversity and student retention Freeman Hrabowski and Vincent Tinto both believe that creating a culture of trust and support is a key ingredient in retaining students from underrepresented groups while achieving genuine campuswide diversity. Hrabowski, president of … Continue reading

August 7, 2012
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Americans Gaining More Weight than They Say

Despite the increasing awareness of the problem of obesity in the United States, most Americans don’t know whether they are gaining or losing weight, according to new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, also known at IHME, … Continue reading

December 17, 2011
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Are High-Stakes Tests Worth It?

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The nationally mandated English language proficiency test, given to students whose second language is English, is causing unintended psychological stress for students who can least afford it, according to a Michigan State University researcher. In research … Continue reading

November 7, 2011
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Yahoo! en Español and Ram Truck Launch ‘La Banda Ram’ — First Online Mexican Regional Music Channel

*New music website offers Latinos exclusive programming with a mix of music, blogs and video content* MIAMI & AUBURN HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Yahoo! en Español, the premier digital media company, and the Ram Truck brand today announced the launch of … Continue reading

November 17, 2010
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Social Costs of School Success are Highest for Blacks, U-M Study Shows

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— African American and Native American teens who do well in school suffer from a higher “nerd penalty” than white, Asian, and Hispanic youth, according to a new analysis. “The negative social consequences of getting good grades were … Continue reading