A study by Duke and Columbia Universities finds older, non-white adults are more likely to live in areas with higher air pollution and near toxic disposal sites, among or environmental injustices, potentially underlying their cognitive health.  “A lot of money has been spent on understanding the genetics and pathological characterization of Alzheimer’s disease,” said P. […]

(NEXSTAR) – Buying your first home can be an exciting yet scary process. All that saving and searching can be stressful, especially when you’re unsure where you’d like to settle down. Thanks to some research by MoneyGeek, they’ve been able to pinpoint where young adults have been buying homes the most in the country.

About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in census race and ethnicity questions Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand how Americans think of their own racial and ethnic identities and how that maps onto the race and ethnicity questions that appeared on the 2020 census. For this analysis, we […]

More than a decade ago, I was a twenty-something sports writer with the Star Tribune. During one road trip for a Gophers men’s basketball game. I had just checked into a hotel in Madison, Wis., when I received a phone call. “Mr. Medcalf? We need you downstairs,” the person at the front desk said. I […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Russia makes battlefield advances and Ukrainian soldiers run short on ammunition, U.S. adults have become fractured along party lines in their support for sending military aid to Kyiv, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Democrats are more likely to say the U.S. government […]

Comirnaty, a new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccination booster for COVID-19, is displayed at a pharmacy in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023. Joe Burbank/AP hide caption toggle caption Joe Burbank/AP Comirnaty, a new Pfizer/BioNTech vaccination booster for COVID-19, is displayed at a pharmacy in Orlando, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023. Joe Burbank/AP NEW YORK — […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, an influential government advisory panel said Wednesday. The panel voted 11-1 to say Americans 65 and older should get another dose of the updated vaccine that became available in September […]

Story Highlights Democrats’ party advantages among Black and Hispanic adults are at new lows Democrats retain smaller advantage among young adults Educational gaps continue to expand WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Republican and Democratic parties have distinct strengths within different subgroups of the U.S. population. However, Democrats have lost ground among some […]

In a groundbreaking study published in JAMA Network Open, researchers from Rutgers Health have identified a disturbing link between gun violence exposure and suicidal behavior among Black adults. This comprehensive research sheds light on the profound impact interpersonal gun violence has on the mental health of Black communities, revealing a critical area of concern for […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans of various racial backgrounds largely agree that the government should focus on the economy and foreign policy issues in 2024, but recent polling shows that views among racial groups diverge on some high-profile topics, including racism and

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