multiracial health

Multiracial Health Study

2017-07-05T06:17:27+00:00July 5th, 2017|

Self-rated health among multiracial young adults in the United States: findings from the add health study Karen M. Tabb , Amelia R. Gavin , Douglas C. Smith & Hsiang Huang  ABSTRACT Objective: The multiracial adult population is one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population, yet much remains to be learned about multiracial health. Considerable research finds racial/ethnic disparities in self-rated health, however subgroups within the multiracial population have not been consistently described. Design: We use data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health (Add Health) and [...]

Being Multiracial: A Matter of Life or Death?

2016-10-04T09:19:07+00:00October 4th, 2016| VIFF premieres documentary Mixed Match STUART DERDEYN A rare disease diagnosis requiring a suitable bone marrow match to keep a child alive is something no parent ever wants to deal with. Yet many do. In director Jeff Chiba Stearns’ documentary Mixed Match, the challenges that children of multiracial unions sometimes face finding compatible donors to fit their genetic markers and the issue of race in medicine is well explored. The Emmy-nominated and Webby Award-winning Vancouver director (One Big Hapa Family, 2010) is the co-founder of Vancouver’s annual Hapa-palooza Festival, Canada’s first and largest celebration [...]

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