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New Approach for Substance Abuse among African-Americans

New Approach for Substance Abuse among African-Americans

By RICK NAUERT PHD Senior News Editor Psychcentral: A new study examined the effectiveness of a motivational counseling approach to treat substance abuse among African-Americans. The study found that African-American women benefited from the approach as they were more likely than men to continue counseling—however, their substance abuse issues continued. The study compared two clinical approaches to treating […]

Reaching Out to Minorities for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Reaching Out to Minorities for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

By Elizabeth Fernandez – It’s a matter of fairness: members of all ethnic groups should have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. And it’s a matter of soundness, too: medical advancements must be tested in as many different people with as many different genetic makeups as possible. Federally-funded research requires the inclusion of minorities and […]