Black and Latinx conservatives 'upshift' competence to white audiences: study

When communicating in mostly white settings, politically conservative Black and Latinx Americans use words associated with competence more often than their liberal counterparts, distancing themselves from negative racial stereotypes, according to a new study by Yale social psychologist Cydney Dupree. The study, published in the journal Nature Human Behavior, combined...
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This time around, SF’s covid surge has solutions, experts say (updated 3:50 p.m.)

San Francisco is in the midst of a surge, but this time around we know how to contain the virus — testing, isolation, masking, and vaccinations now. After weeks of none, or very few positives, at the testing sites at 24th and Capp and Alabama street, doctors saw positives shoot up starting last week – with positivity rates ranging from 5 to 9 percent. Citywide, positivity rates are at 4.8 percent and 7.6 percent among Latinx residents.
Boston, MAcommonwealthmagazine.org

Vocational and exam school admission changes a good start

THIS YEAR, two broad-based coalitions worked to successfully push for new admissions policies in Massachusetts vocational schools and Boston’s three public “exam schools.” In both cases, the goal was to remove unnecessary barriers to access that disproportionately affect students of color, low-income students, English learners and students with learning disabilities.
Medical & Biotechsentinelcolorado.com

LETTERS: Support policies to lower drug costs

Editor: As long as drug corporations have the power to set prices without any accountability for their price-gouging, they will always put profits over people. Take insulin for example. It is a lifesaving medication for people with diabetes. However, its cost has nearly tripled in the past fifteen years. This falls even harder on the Latinx community who are more likely than the general population to develop diabetes. It is estimated that 2.5 million, or 10.4 percent of Latinx people aged 20 and older have diabetes.
Denver, COitbusinessnet.com

Biogen and Eisai Announce Design of ADUHELM ICARE AD-US Study, the First Real-World Observational Phase 4 Study in Alzheimer’s Disease at AAIC 2021

TOKYO, Jul 30, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Tokyo) today announced that Biogen led a late-breaking presentation on the design of the first real-world observational Phase 4 study in Alzheimer’s disease called ICARE AD-US, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), being held both virtually and in Denver, Colorado from July 26 – 30, 2021. ICARE AD-US, a prospective study of ADUHELMTM (aducanumab-avwa) 100 mg/mL solution for injection, is designed to collect real-world, long-term effectiveness and safety data on ADUHELM. The virtual oral session (#57522) was titled, “ICARE AD-US: design of a prospective, single-arm, multicenter, noninterventional real-world study of aducanumab in United States.”
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Survey: 80% of US Latinx TV viewers stream content

In the post-pandemic viewing and streaming media ecosystem, Latinx viewership continues to reflect the broad range of contemporary US Latinx identities and household demographics. According to a Horowitz Research survey, demand is ever-expanding for new, high-quality Spanish-language content on par with English-language content among individuals and families with identities ranging from Hispanic to Afro-Latino/a/x and across language and acculturation segments nationwide.