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Tracking Program Boosts Rate Of Child Immunization 20 Percent
By simply tracking children's immunizations and calling on those families whose children fall behind on their shots, doctors can dramatically increase the number of children who are vaccinated as well as increase the likelihood of those children returning for preventative checkups, according to a University of Rochester study being published in Pediatrics. (1999-01-05)

Smoking Rates Declined Among African Americans In Neighborhood Programs
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and the St. Louis University School of Public Health have come up with neighborhood-based smoking cessation programs that are planned and implemented by residents. After two years, targeted neighborhoods saw a significant decline in smoking by African-Americans. (1998-12-18)

New Report Looks At Causes Of Injury Death In San Francisco; Compares Data With Other Major California Cities
Injury claims the lives of ten San Franciscans every week, with drug overdoses and other poisonings causing one-third of these deaths, according to a new report. (1998-12-02)

Kids Find Happy, Safe Places In Their Inner-City Neighborhoods
Elementary school children living in inner-city neighborhoods seem to have favorable views of at least parts of their community, a new study suggests. A study of children showed that most kids found places they considered safe, quiet, and beautiful in a community they sometimes perceived as dangerous, dirty and noisy. (1998-09-30)

Blacks' Environmental Concerns Equal/Exceed Whites'
Blacks are just as concerned as whites about a wide range of environmental issues, and more concerned than whites about air and water pollution, according to a University of Michigan study. (1998-08-24)

Silicon Valley's Electronics Manufacturing Toxins Are Concentrated In Poor, Latino Neighborhoods
SAN FRANCISCO - According to sociologist Andrew Szasz, environmental inequality lies beneath Silicon Valley's booming electronics industry. Szasz analyzed census data and EPA records to produce maps that show toxic emissions concentrated in neighborhoods that tend to be poorer and more Latino than the rest of the county. His findings will be presented August 24 at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco, CA. (1998-08-24)

Men Do Less Housework When Living With A Woman
For men, getting married or moving in with a woman cuts the time spent on routine household chores by three hours a week, on average. For women, however, moving in with a man or marrying increases housework time by four hours a week, a study finds. Sanjiv Gupta, a doctoral candidate in sociology, at the University of Michigan is scheduled to present his findings at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association Sunday, August 23. 1998. (1998-08-14)

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting To Be Held In San Francisco August 21 - 26
Five thousand participants will convene at the American Sociological Assocation's Annual Meeting August 21-25 at the San Francisco Hilton and Towers Hotel for presentations and the release of research findings on topics including immigration, affirmative action, families and children, health care, welfare, violence, religion and criminology. (1998-07-23)

Doctors Scale Prison Walls To Help Women At Risk For AIDS Stay Out Of Jail
Having a regular doctor and continuous medical care from inside prison to the outside reduces risky behavior for spreading HIV and keeps women out of jail, according to Brown studies presented at the 12th World AIDS Conference and related events in Geneva, Switzerland. (1998-07-02)

Heart Disease Kills More Women In Poorer Neighborhoods
Women who live in neighborhoods where many families are headed by women are more likely to die from heart disease than women who live in neighborhoods with a greater proportion of two-parent families, new research has shown. This may explain in part why African American women die from heart disease more often than white women. (1998-06-22)

Discharged Mental Patients Without Substance Abuse Exhibit Same Rate Of Violence As Non-Mentally Ill Neighbors, Study Finds
In a major report from a large-scale study of people discharged from psychiatric hospitals, investigators have found that discharged patients who do not exhibit symptoms of alcohol or drug abuse are about as safe as their non-patient neighbors. The study is being published in the Archives of General Psychiatry. (1998-05-14)

Urban Residents Rebut Argument That Tree Removal Enhances Safety
A University of Illinois study suggests that the widely held belief that cutting down trees in urban public housing offers increased safety overlooks an important element in the equation: the perceptions of the people who live there. (1998-02-06)

Planning Researcher Finds Best Neighborhoods Aren't Always Best At Preventing Infant Mortality
A planning researcher at the University of Cincinnati analyzed 15 years worth of data on infant mortality rates and found that the wealthiest neigbhorhoods don't always have the lowest rates of infant deaths. Chris Auffrey will present his findings in November at the meeting of the American Public Health Association. (1997-10-24)

Neighborhoods And Violent Crime: A Multilevel Study Of Collective Efficacy
The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods found that the quality of relationships between neighbors is an important factor in producing the safety and security of a neighborhood. (1997-08-14)

When Marriages Fail, The Home Is Often A Major Source Of Conflict
Home may be where the heart is, but when homes and hearts break apart, the family home is less a haven and more a source of stress and conflict, a University of Illinois professor reports (1997-06-03)

Pockets Of Concentrated Poverty Have More Domestic Violence
Using 1992 police reports of incidents of assaultive violence in Duval County, Florida, researchers found that the rate of incidents involving husbands, wives, girlfiends, and boyfriends was nine times higher in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty thanin other areas (1997-03-01)

Suicidal Tendencies
Is the body made up of miniature samurais? The July/August issue of New York Academy of Sciences' magazine,The Sciences, details research by Lonodon biologist, Martin C. Raff that the body's cells are programmed to kill themselves if they fall out of sequence. If he's right, it could hold good news in treating cancer and Parkinson's diseases (1996-07-01)

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