NIMHD Community Health and Population Sciences Feature Articles

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

NIH on Minority Health and Health Disparities

NIMHD Workshop Explores the Impact of Work on Health Disparities

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) hosted a two-day online workshop, “The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the United States,” to understand and address the role of work as a social determinant that contributes to health disparities.

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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