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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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Home is Where the Health is

Pregnant women experiencing homelessness were more likely to have some adverse childbirth delivery outcomes than those with secure housing.

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Tastes of Tobacco

San Francisco’s flavor ban policy may have inadvertently encouraged traditional cigarette use as a substitution for vape pens and e-cigarettes.

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Raven Baxter

Dr. Raven Baxter, also known as Dr. Raven the Science Maven, is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed science educator and molecular biologist.

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Working Against Opioid Overdoses

Some industries including construction and extraction work had higher rates of opioid overdose deaths, highlighting a need for employers to offer targeted education and prevention services.

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Historically Black Protective Spaces

Black students who attended a Historically Black College or University had lower odds of developing poor cardiovascular health as compared to Black students who attended predominately white institutions.

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Meal Appeals

School districts across the nation during the Covid-19 pandemic began adjusting their school meal programs to ensure students continued to receive meals despite being absent from the school building.

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Racism on the Scales

Researchers measured racism at the county level in the United States and evaluated its association with body mass index.

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