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Kellie Carter Jackson

Kellie Carter Jackson is a professor and historian at Wellesley College in the African Studies Department. Her work focuses on slavery, abolition, and the use of violence as political discourse.

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Heads in the Game

Does race influence emergency department visits and concussion diagnosis among kids?

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Toys Take the Spotlight

Are children’s advertising guidelines followed around fast-food ads promoting kids meals with toys?

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Ruqaiijah Yearby

Ruqaiijah Yearby is a Professor of Law and member of the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law. She specializes in racial disparities within health care, the political economy of health care, and social justice in medical research.

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Research

Chronic Pain on the Brain

A research team examined how chronic pain resulting from endometriosis affected mental health.

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Laws That Help Fight Overdose Deaths

Nearly all states currently have “good Samaritan” immunity laws to encourage calls for assistance during overdose emergencies, but statutes differ widely from state to state.

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Dr. YouTube

YouTube was reported as the most used social networking site for health information.

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Yeeli Mui

Dr. Yeeli Mui’s research focuses on the intersections of food systems, urban planning, and community engagement.

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The Case with CPS

Census and child protection data from 1999 to 2017 showed Black and American Indian families experienced involvement with Child Protection Services at twice the rates of white children.

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