September 11, 2014

End-of-Life Care Preferences: A Promising Target for Reducing Racial Disparities in Terminal Cancer Care

(Cornell) – A patient’s race and ethnicity dramatically influence their preferences about the care they receive at the end of their lives, which in turn significantly affect the likelihood they will complete a do-not-resuscitate order (DNR), say a team of … Read More

August 25, 2014

Fiction or Not? Fifty Shades Is Associated with Health Risks in Adolescent and Young Adult Fiction

(Journal of Women’s Health) – No prior study has empirically characterized the association between health risks and reading popular fiction depicting violence against women. Fifty Shades—a blockbuster fiction series—depicts pervasive violence against women, perpetuating a broader social narrative that normalizes … Read More

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