NIMHD Community Health and Population Sciences Feature Articles

Read about several NIMHD-funded community-based programs to promote health and prevent disease in diverse minority and health disparity populations.

Jonathan I. Levy, Sc.D.(l), and Francine Laden, Sc.D. (r)

When It Comes to Your Health, Location Matters

A study in Massachusetts has found that concentrations of two air pollutants, nitrogen dioxide and fine particulate matter, decreased significantly between 2003 and 2010, but African Americans and Hispanics living in the city continued to be exposed to a greater share of the pollutants than other racial and ethnic groups were.

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