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.
In the early 2000s, Northwest Tribes were concerned about the impact of motor vehicle–related injuries and deaths on their communities.
An NIMHD-funded study is examining some of the factors, including poverty, that predict depression in patients with chronic disease.
The purpose of this initiative is to work with communities to use place-based interventions to improve health and prevent disease.
Native Hawaiians are twice as likely to develop diabetes as Whites living in Hawaii and four times more likely to die of stroke. These are the kinds of health problems being addressed by the Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research and its network of community partners.
The Bigger Picture campaign helps foster a community of youth activists and leaders with diabetes who speak out about their condition.
An NIMHD-supported study finds that the longer Filipino immigrants live in the U.S., the more likely they are to be obese – but only if they migrated before age 30.
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