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Biases in cardiometabolic research put minority women's lives at risk

New research from Michigan Public Health

Biases in heart disease and metabolic disorder – also known as cardiometabolic – studies are putting the lives of midlife Black and Hispanic women in jeopardy. These women are experiencing cardiometabolic risks five to 11 years earlier than White women, but studies designed to gauge these differences often underestimate the disparity, according to new research from the University of Michigan.

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Consequences of Roe v. Wade being overturned are infinite, says Michigan Public Health alumna

Q&A with Elizabeth Mosley, PhD ’18

The US Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade on June 24, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. Elizabeth Mosley, who earned a PhD from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education, specializing in Gender and Population Studies, spoke to Michigan Public Health about the repercussions this landmark decision will have on women in the United States.