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Diagnosis, treatment of depression among elderly depend on racial, cultural factors
Despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies in the two last decades, significant disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of depression remain, according to Rutgers research. (2011-12-21)

Even in Canada's universal health plan, wealth effects hospitalization
A study in Health Services Research examined this issue, looking at patients with conditions for which timely care in doctors'offices has traditionally been thought to prevent expensive hospitalization for more serious consequences. (2005-06-14)

Good neighbor relations may help prevent early sex among teens
Having the right kind of neighbors can help prevent teens from having sex at an early age, according to new research. A study in Chicago found that some teens were more likely to delay having sex if they lived in neighborhoods where the adults kept a close eye on area children. (2005-11-10)

Walking to the beat could help patients with Parkinson's disease
Walking to a beat could be useful for patients needing rehabilitation, according to a University of Pittsburgh study. The findings, highlighted in the August issue of PLOS ONE, demonstrate that researchers should further investigate the potential of auditory, visual, and tactile cues in the rehabilitation of patients suffering from illnesses like Parkinson's disease -- a brain disorder leading to shaking (tremors) and difficulty walking. (2012-09-20)

Low-income neighborhoods experience far more injuries than high-income areas
Penetrating injury rates were more than 20 times higher for persons living in the lowest income neighborhoods compared with those living in the highest income neighborhoods, according to a new study published in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. (2010-09-07)

News briefs from the American Sociological Review
Research published in the June issue of the American Sociological Review examines issues surrounding families, communities, youth and delinquency. (2009-06-16)

Where Hispanics live in the US may change over time
A study of residential patterns in America suggests that White and Black Hispanics born in the US are more likely to share neighborhoods with native non-Hispanic whites and African-Americans, compared to foreign-born Hispanics -- a pattern consistent with immigrant assimilation. Hispanics from Mexico in particular integrate consistently with all ethnic groups over generations. (2008-10-17)

Race guides neighborhood evaluation, study says
Race is a powerful determinant of how whites regard a neighborhood, according to a recent study at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Michigan. (2008-11-20)

NYU Child Study Center to hold picnic for ParentCorps
On Friday, August 5, 2005, Jane and Jimmy Buffett and Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff will host Picnic for ParentCorps, a summer dinner with live entertainment to benefit the NYU Child Study Center. (2005-07-27)

Chicago teens living in safer neighborhoods less likely to carry concealed firearms
Chicago children and adolescents living in neighborhoods that are safer, more cohesive, and less disordered are less likely to carry firearms, according to a new study in the July issue of The Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. (2004-07-05)

UCLA study of satellite imagery casts doubt on surge's success in Baghdad
By tracking the amount of light emitted by Baghdad neighborhoods at night, a team of UCLA geographers have uncovered fresh evidence that last year's troop surge in Iraq may not have worked as well as billed by the US military. Night light in embattled neighborhoods declined dramatically just before the 2007 surge and never returned, suggesting that Iraqi ethnic cleansing did the job for which the US military has claimed credit. (2008-09-19)

No 'smoking' gun -- Research indicates teen marijuana use does not predict drug, alcohol abuse
Marijuana is not a (2006-12-04)

UC Davis Children's Hospital launches unique program to develop community pediatricians
Working closely with community organizations in Sacramento and Yuba counties, the UC Davis Children's Hospital is launching an innovative program for pediatricians-in-training that gets them out of the office and into the neighborhoods to meet children's health-care needs. (2002-06-17)

Parental involvement, social understanding, protect teens from violence
Parental involvement and social understanding (thinking about social interactions in a non-hostile way) can create resilient teenagers who avoid violent behavior despite living in a dangerous neighborhood. This survey of 1,599 adolescents in a large northeastern urban public school system serving mostly low-income and minority families showed that girls and boys differ in what influences them to avoid violent behavior. These findings show the necessity of gender-based violence prevention efforts in communities. (2005-07-14)

Nearness of supermarkets boosts people's intake of nutritious fruits and vegetables, study reveals
Black Americans' fruit and vegetable intake increased by 32 percent for each additional supermarket in the neighborhoods where they lived, according to a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health study. (2002-11-01)

In less dense neighborhoods
The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 changed how central Ohioans viewed the kind of neighborhoods they want to live in, according to a series of new studies. Homeowners of Franklin County (which includes Columbus ) were surveyed in November 2001 and indicated that they wanted houses in less dense neighborhoods, with fewer houses and more space, and a nearby park. (2005-05-24)

Growing retail clinic trend makes few inroads in poor, underserved areas
Since 2000, nearly 1,000 (2009-05-25)

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