Each year in the U.S., police kill more than 300 Black men and women — at least a quarter of them unarmed.
No matter how low their blood pressure was at the start of the study, Black adults were still more likely to develop hypertension than whites.
This video discusses neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation where scientists use electrical stimulation to disrupt — or modulate — signals in the body to treat the symptoms of movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.
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Imagine going from complete independence — where you like, when you like, how you like — to being unable to control your arms to brush your own teeth. It can be crushing, mentally and emotionally.
For many people living with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor that disruption of their daily lives is a stark reality. Enter neuromodulation and deep brain stimulation where scientists use electrical stimulation to disrupt — or modulate — signals in the body to treat the symptoms of movement disorders.
Research from Accenture found allowing an employee to be their authentic self is linked to advancement, and Rah Thomas is a good example.
By Sheryl Estrada , Alana Winns and Christian Carew
Rah Thomas made a decision early on in his corporate career to work at a company that would not only accept his dreadlocks but would encourage him to wear the hairstyle.
Abbott's women leaders urge students to envision themselves as scientists and engineers.
"I have had so many growth opportunities with Sodexo that I never felt the need to look elsewhere," Patty Denton said.
"It's an opportunity for me to use my voice to help in finding a cure for the disease," Jackson said in a statement.
Findings from Humana, Dr. Stacy L. Smith at the University of Southern California explore the connection between negative senior portrayals on television and their effect on mental and physical health.
All but one — a neuropathologist discovered 110 out of 111 brains donated from NFL players have CTE, a neurodegenerative brain disease caused by blows to the head.
The NFL has been hit with significant scientific evidence confirming an NFL player's chance of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE — a degenerative disease caused by repeated blows to the head.
Study participants lost an average of 10 pounds each.
Kaiser Permanente (No. 1 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies) members who voluntarily participated in individual wellness coaching by telephone for weight management lost an average of 10 pounds each and changed their weight trajectories from upward to downward, according to a new study published in the journal Obesity.
The study was designed to evaluate the impact of a real-world telephonic coaching program on weight loss among patients whose goals were to manage their weight, improve healthy eating habits or increase their physical activity.
The four-year grant is aimed at finding new approaches to address the ways the workplace can affect health and safety.
Sodexo (No. 6 on the DiversityInc Top 50 list), world leader in Quality of Life services, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Center for Work, Health and Wellbeing at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health announce a new four-year grant aimed at finding new approaches to address the many ways that the workplace can affect health and safety of front-line employees.
The more than $2.7 million grant ,funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) as part of the Total Worker Health (TWH) initiative. The Center has an international purview as well in Brazil and Chile by providing technical assistance to build organizational capacity for designing, implementing, and evaluating Total Worker Health approaches.