Published: Sep 9th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When it comes to health disparities between different groups, how society sees people in terms of race might play a greater role than genetics, according to a […]
Published: Sep 1st, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The level of voters’ education — not the large numbers of blacks who turned out for the first time to cast ballots for Barack Obama — best […]
Published: Oct 28th, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children are exposed to nearly seven times more alcohol advertising if they attend a school where at least one-fifth of the students are Hispanic, a new University of Florida and University of Texas study shows.
Published: Jul 2nd, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Adolescents who consider themselves “very religious” are generally more likely to finish college than their less devout counterparts, according to a University of Florida study.
Published: Jun 26th, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For black people, it doesn’t matter whether their color shows up in pigments or pixels. Doctors may be less likely to heed their complaints either way.
Published: Apr 29th, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Young African-American and Latina girls treat their mothers with greater deference than do whites but their mothers take it harder when tempers flare, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: Apr 2nd, 2008
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the technology he lamented had overshadowed the human spirit was used to power four interactive global webcasts that transcend race, class, nation and religion.
Published: Dec 19th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — America’s faltering labor movement will not survive unless unions do more to embrace blacks and other minority workers, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book.
Published: Nov 6th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Restrictions to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States are having the perverse effect of encouraging those who are already here to stay by any means necessary, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Oct 11th, 2007
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — From fast food to dog food — new cases of contaminated cuisine seem to be a regular part of the modern news cycle. Tomatoes haven’t escaped mention in the ever-growing list, but the likelihood of their reappearance is about to shrink.