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Public Release: 24-Jun-2016
NIH-funded drug abuse program explores problems such as racism, incarceration
University of Illinois social work professor Liliane Windsor and Ellen Benoit of New York University awarded $2 million NIH grant for expanded study of Community Wise, a drug abuse program that addresses effects of racism, sexism, poverty and incarceration.
National Institutes of Health, NIH/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Contact: Sharita Forrest
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Public Release: 24-Jun-2016
American Heart Association honors cardiologist Emelia Benjamin with its highest award
Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M., FACC, FAHA, professor of medicine in the section of cardiovascular medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, is the recipient of the American Heart Association's 2016 Gold Heart Award.
American Heart Association

Contact: Gina DiGravio
Boston University Medical Center

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Public Release: 23-Jun-2016
Exploring the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals
Despite recent advancements, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals continue to face discrimination and other challenges related to school experiences, family formation, aging, and more. Examining these issues and the impact that political and societal forces have on the lives of LGBTQ individuals, The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies launches today as a three-volume set.

Contact: Camille Gamboa

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