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Key Points Question  Do neighborhood factors (physical and social environments) and individual stressors (discrimination) mediate racial differences in cardiovascular health? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 7720 participants, Black adults had poorer cardiovascular health than White adults. Neighborhood physical environment and safety attenuated racial differences in total ICH scores by 5% and 6%, respectively, while […]

Date: Friday, September 15, 2023Contact: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov WASHINGTON — The Department of the Interior today announced the Board on Geographic Names (BGN) has voted on the final replacement name for Mount Evans in Colorado. The 25-member 

IZERVAY is the only approved GA treatment with a statistically significant reduction in the rate of GA progression at the 12-month primary endpoint across two Phase 3 clinical trials IZERVAY slowed loss of photoreceptors and disease progression as early as six months GA impacts an estimated 1.5 million people in the U.S. and can cause […]

This supermassive black hole was formed when the universe was a …  National Geographic Source link

“The Washington Post reports that all remaining editorial staffers have been laid off at National Geographic, as the iconic magazine continues to spiral downward,” writes longtime Slashdot reader DesScorp. “The famous yellow-bordered print issues of our youth is also an endangered species, as National Geographic also announced that print issues will no longer be sold […]

Cooper will host a series, “Extraordinary Birder,” which National Geographic says will take viewers on a journey through the “wild, wonderful and unpredictable world of birds” around the US. “Whether braving stormy seas in Alaska for puffins, trekking into rainforests in Puerto Rico for parrots, or scaling a bridge in Manhattan for a peregrine falcon, […]

Christian Cooper watches distant shorebirds at the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge in California. The National Geographic channel has announced that Cooper will host a series called Extraordinary Birder. Cooper was in the spotlight after a woman in New York City’s Central Park called the police and falsely accused him of threatening her […]

Jill Tiefenthaler, CEO of the National Geographic Society Mark Thiessen | National Geographic In 2020, the National Geographic Society appointed Jill Tiefenthaler as CEO—the first woman to hold this position in the organization’s 134-year history. Now she is forging a new path for women and other underrepresented voices at the Society and bolstering how it […]


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