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SCCS Research in the News
4/2022: Study casts doubt on impact of menthol-flavored tobacco ban
2/2022: Diet and colorectal cancer risk
1/2020: Study links Medicaid expansion and recipients’ health status
9/2019: All-in-one pill helps reduce blood pressure, cholesterol
7/2019: Health disparity for blacks exists within lung screening guidelines
6/2019: Mouth microbes and colorectal cancer
8/2018: Medically underserved women in the Southeast rarely receive BRCA tests
1/2018: Rising obesity rates in South leading to rapid increase in diabetes
1/2018: Study finds higher death rates in poor neighborhoods
1/2018: Heart failure risk predicted by communities, not wealth
SCCS researchers are committed to exploring the causes of health disparities
- Dr. William Blot, Principal Investigator, SCCS
Since 2005, SCCS researchers have published more than 300 journal articles on risk factors for cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and other diseases.
The SCCS is conducted by a collaborative team of scientists at Vanderbilt University, Meharry Medical College, and the International Epidemiology Institute.
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