Racial discrimination ages Black Americans faster, according to a 25-year-long study of families

A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.

Sierra Carter, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~5 min

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Can you visit your dad safely on Father's Day? A doctor gives you a checklist

Father's Day is approaching, raising questions about the safety of visiting fathers and grandfathers. A doctor offers guidelines.

Claudia Finkelstein, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Michigan State University • conversation
June 17, 2020 ~5 min

 covid-19  blacklivesmatter  coronavirus-2020  staying-safe-amid-coronavirus-2020  fathers-day-2020