African Americans have the highest colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality of any ethnic/racial group. This study aims to increase our understanding of factors which influence African Americans’ decisions about health care seeking and CRC screening behavior.
Despite the commonly held belief that marijuana suppresses aggression, many cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys find positive associations between marijuana use and intimate partner violence (IPV) across a variety of samples, after controlling for confounding variables.
There are racial disparities in prostate cancer treatment, but the root causes of these disparities are unknown. Heather Orom, PhD, is exploring several possible explanations to help reduce racial gaps in prostate cancer mortality and patient treatment.
This study seeks to determine if exercise serves as a positive alternative to regular marijuana use among 18-25 year olds. The findings will help develop secondary prevention strategies to reduce substance-abuse risk.