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South Asians in the United States have increased proportional mortality rates from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Atherosclerotic CVD Mortality Higher in South Asians in the U.S.

Most of the increased risk can be attributed to increased prevalence of known risk factors
A better social support network may help protect black men who have sex with men against HIV acquisition

Better Social Support Network Protects Black Men Against HIV

Social networks of black men who have sex with men influence HIV risk behavior
Multiple chemicals associated with endocrine disruption and asthma are contained in hair products used by black women and children

Chemicals in Hair Products for Black Women Raise Concerns

Chemicals linked with endocrine disruption, asthma ID'd in hair products used by black women, children
The number of years of life lost due to police violence in the United States is substantial and disproportionately impacts young people of color

High Number of Years of Life Lost Due to Police Violence in U.S.

More than half of years of life lost are among people of color; greatest impact in those aged 25 to 34 years
Among heart failure patients admitted to the intensive care unit

In Heart Failure, Initial ICU Care by Cardiologist Differs by Race

African-Americans less likely than Caucasians to receive care in ICU for heart failure by a cardiologist
From 1990 to 2014 there was a decrease in race-based disparities in years of life lost in the United States

Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost

Decline in race-based disparities in years of life lost seen in the United States from 1990 to 2014
Controlling high blood pressure in older African-Americans may prevent future dementia

Controlling High Blood Pressure Could Prevent Dementia

Findings based on use of commonly available antihypertensive meds in older African-Americans
Ethnicity/race

Factors ID’d to Predict Fatty Liver in Obese Teens

African-American obese teens more susceptible to fatty liver effects on glucose metabolism
Non-Hispanic Asian mothers have distinct characteristics

CDC: Asian U.S. Mothers More Likely to be Older, Married

Non-Hispanic Asian mothers are more educated; some characteristics vary by subgroup, place of birth
Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for left ventricular hypertrophy

Cigarette Smoking a Risk Factor for Heart Failure in Blacks

Current smoking linked to higher mean LV mass index, lower mean LV circumferential strain