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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Racial and ethnic disparities in chronic disease

4/8/2011 feature story

Using data from Add Health, Narayan Sastry and George Kaplan examine early life influences on racial/ethnic disparities in chronic disease risk. They look at behavioral and biological factors, and the role of social, demographic, and economic factors in various contexts and over the lifecourse.

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