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‘One piece of the puzzle’: Exploring differences in medical care for black and white children with autism

Black children with autism who are hospitalized for psychiatric problems are more impaired than their white peers, according to a ...
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Are highly educated people more likely to get cancer? Or just more likely to get tested?

A person’s socioeconomic status plays a role in the type of cancer they might get, the Cancer Registry researchers found ...
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Emerging field of ‘social genomics’ comes with ethical, societal risks: ‘Who’s going to benefit?’

By looking at the genomes of people living in former coal-mining areas, [geneticist Abdel Abdellaoui] has found genetic signatures associated ...
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Viewpoint: Cancer rates are falling, but ‘our work is not done’

While it can be tempting to celebrate cancer rate decline, it's important to see that cancer outcomes correlate with an ...