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Systemic Racism Increases the Risk of Psychosis Among Minorities

New findings published by the American Journal of Psychiatry reveal that Black Americans face a greater risk of psychosis as a result of risk factors that stem from racial discrimination and social disadvantage, reports the American Psychiatric Association. Psychosis is a condition that occurs when the brain processes information in a way that causes someone… Read More »

Listen: Coronavirus vaccine data & systemic racism in medicine – STAT

What do we want from a coronavirus vaccine? Can the U.S.’s Covid-19 response be saved? And how can the field of medicine address structural racism? We discuss all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. First, we dig into the latest coronavirus vaccine data from Moderna and what it means… Read More »