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Sights set on improving indigenous health through biomedical engineering

An exceptional final high school year has secured young Sophee Savage, from Townsville a scholarship to study at the University of Sydney. ...

Global hypertension treatment will save millions of lives

In just 10 years, 10 million heart attacks and strokes could be averted worldwide by treating just half the people with uncontrolled ...

Great Gaps Persist in State Safety Nets, Interactive Policy Tool Shows

--National Center for Children in Poverty Launches Updated 50-State Policy Tracker-- ... Full story

UCLA study finds large racial disparities in how some school districts suspend students

A report by the UCLA Civil Rights Project is the first to analyze national school suspension rates by race and district ... Full story

African Americans who fled the South during Great Migration led shorter lives, study finds

Scholars find blacks' health suffered, despite economic benefits of move ... Full story

People with disabilities experience unrecognized health disparities, new research shows

CORVALLIS, Ore. – People with disabilities have unmet medical needs and poorer overall health throughout their lives, and as a result should be recognized as a health disparity group so more attention can be directed to improving their quality of life, a team of policy researchers has found. ... Full story

Hospitals face growing active shooter threat

The number of active shooter incidents in U.S. hospitals has increased over the last decade to a frequency of more than one a month. In a new Viewpoint in JAMA, authors suggest that hospitals examine their security plans. ... Full story

Blue collar boys count themselves out of success at school

University of South Australia education researcher Dr Garth Stahl says boys from low socio-economic backgrounds may be disengaging from school education, partly in response to wider prejudices about them that exist in the community and the poorly resourced schools they attend. ... Full story

Almost two million smokers will die from their habit

The first large-scale, direct evidence on smoking and mortality in Australia shows up to 1.8 million of the country’s 2.7 million smokers will die from their habit if they continue to smoke. ... Full story

Australian health web sites too difficult to read

A Deakin University study has found that Australian health web sites are too difficult for the average person to read. ... Full story

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