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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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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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George A. Kaplan
Narayan Sastry

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