A study published in the May 2018 issue of Preventive Medicine shows that African Americans and Latinos are significantly more likely to experience serious depression than Whites.
Dr. Josefina Card’s NIMHD-funded project takes evidence-based interventions for HIV/AIDS prevention and places them at the fingertips of those who need it most.
Accepting Funding Applications: Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S.
Introducing HDPulse - NIMHD’s New Online Health Disparities Resource
2nd National Minority Health Month 5K
Nearly 400 participants joined the 2nd Annual Minority Health 5K Walk/Run, hosted by NIMHD, the NIH Office of Research Services, and the Recreation and Welfare Association’s Fitness and Well-Being Program.More
When It Comes to Your Health, Location Matters
Massachusetts study found that two air pollutants decreased significantly between 2003–2010, but racial and ethnic disparities in exposure remained.More
Finding the Signs of Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African American Men
Compared with other racial and ethnic groups, African American men have higher risks of developing prostate cancer, developing it at a younger age, and having a more aggressive form of the disease. What causes this disparity, and how can it be reducedMore
The Journey to Healthy Minds for Healthy Youth
Too many stories point to the troubled minds and mental struggles of our youth with the tragic event in Parkland, Florida being one of the latest.More
Partnerships, An Important Factor in Advancing Health Equity
Each year in April, the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) leads our sister HHS agencies in commemorating National Minority Health Month.More
Improving Diversity in Basic Biomedical Research
Fostering a diverse and inclusive future workforce has long been a key priority for NIGMS. The Institute strongly believes that incorporating a full range of perspectives, skills, and experiences will benefit the biomedical research enterprise—and our society as a whole.More