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By Laurel Thomas Futurity Stereotypes about who develops eating disorders may contribute to men and people of color missing out on getting proper health care, researchers report. In a survey of college-age students, Kendrin Sonneville and Sarah Lipson of…

By Eleazar Lopez Salud Today Did you know Latino kids are twice as likely to die from asthma than their peers? More than 1 in 10 U.S. Latino kids have been told they have asthma. These kids struggle with…

By Brett Israel Futurity As white people move out of neighborhoods, noise pollution rises. And noise pollution is inescapable in segregated cities, where it is worse for everyone, according to the first breakdown of noise exposure along racial, ethnic,…

Moms Clean Air Force Air pollution can cause serious health problems. Rarely, it can even kill people — and we’re not exaggerating. That’s why we care so much about the laws that protect us from air pollution. Read on…

By Milenko Martinovich Futurity Housing, employment, and health are three domains with “profound racial and ethnic inequalities” in the United States, report researchers. The continuing disparities in home ownership in the US may best illustrate some of the inequities…

By Chanapa Tantibanchachai Futurity Decades of research suggest it’s safe to sell birth control pills over the counter rather than by prescription, even for teenagers. A team of experts reviewed the research and found evidence that teens are capable of…

By Cliff Despres SaludToday Smoking is a tough opponent to beat. Quitxt is a free texting service in English or Spanish that turns your mobile phone into a personal coach to help you quit smoking, using interactive and entertaining texts,…

By Blaine Friedlander Futurity A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail of contaminants. “Water quality monitoring is conventionally done by narrowly investigating one or a few contaminants at…

By Cliff Despres SaludToday Significant differences in heart disease death rates exist among the three largest U.S. Latino subgroups, suggesting that combining these groups could endanger health for all Latinos, according to new data, Healio reports. The heart disease study examined death data…