Tag Archives: Stress

Stress and Gender

January 21st was the week of the Women’s March, and some may say women have nothing to march for—they’re well integrated into the workforce and pepper the U.S. ruling power structure. But studies reveal that women are still underpaid, denied advancement in the workplace, still shoulder a disproportionate share of the domestic burden, and are… Read More »

Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »