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Middle-aged caregivers keep their jobs according to SAGE publications' Research on Aging article
...arch funded by the National Institute on Aging, by sociologists
Eliza Pavalko and Kathryn Henderson. The study, which drew from the responses of over 2,000 women, over a six-year period, sought to determine whether midlife women were more likely to leave the labor force once they began care work and whether work...
Whites more likely than blacks to die soon after spouse's death
...h benefits into widowhood. The results, by Harvard sociologists
Felix Elwert and Nicholas A. Christakis, are published in the February issue of American Sociological Review, available March 1. "The health effects of a spouse's death differ radically between blacks and whites," says Elwert, a doctoral student in s...
National study shows black immigrants' health erodes the longer they live in US
In the first national study of its kind, sociologists
from Rice University and University of California (UC)-Irvine find that black immigrants who arrive in America from black-majority regions of the world are healthier than those from white-majority regions; but regardless of how healthy blacks immigra...