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Tag: health disparities


Research Blog – New Longitudinal Analysis Highlights Key Risk Factors for Smoking in LGBT Youth

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19th February

New study investigates the effects of psychosocial variables and demographic differences in smoking habits among LGBT youth.



American Journal of Public Health Releases Special Issue on LGBT Youth

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6th February

Co-edited by Dr. Mustanski with articles by IMPACT faculty, the issue reports on the largest population-based project on LGBT youth health.



Prevalence of mental health disorders among low-income African American adolescents

22nd November

Data show burden of mental disorders for low-income, urban African American adolescents and implications for addressing unmet needs.



Research Blog > The Forgotten B: Considering the Unique Health Needs of Bisexual Individuals

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2nd October

Bisexuals are often rendered invisible by the LGBT and heterosexual communities. How does this “bi-invisibility” impact bisexual health?



Psychosocial health problems increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men: Preliminary evidence of a syndemic in need of attention

30th August

Data suggest syndemic of health problems among YMSM requiring development of interventions specific to this vulnerable population.



Unpacking the racial disparity in HIV rates: the effect of race on risky sexual behavior among Black young men who have sex with men (YMSM)

23rd August

Findings suggest that dyad- and sexual network-level factors may be needed to understand racial disparities in HIV among YMSM.



Racial differences in same-race partnering and the effects of sexual partnership characteristics on HIV risk in MSM: A prospective sexual diary study

23rd August

Study examines racial differences in homophilous partnering and the effects of sexual partnership characteristics on HIV risk for Black MSM.



White Paper: A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth

Posted by Dr. Mustanski in Allies, Researchers, Youth. 4 comments

9th February

A new IMPACT Program White Paper reports on eight areas where LGBT Youth in Chicago face health disparities – and how to take action.



WTTW’s Chicago Today airs segment on “A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth”

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3rd January

The segment highlights the IMPACT Program’s recent publication on LGBT health disparities in Chicago, and features the experiences of two young leaders.



Young Scientists Shine at the 2012 LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference!

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28th December

A brief look back at the 2012 LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference.






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