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This Article supports SDGs 3 and 13 by showing that plant-based beef alternatives could reduce the carbon footprint of the US food system, but highlights that reductions in other envirnmental dimensions are dependent on repurposing of resources.
Approximately two thirds of Americans reported delaying or forgoing healthcare during the pandemic. Experience of racial discrimination were prevalent among Asian Americans, Blacks and Hispanics during the pandemic.
In a 2019 national survey, 3.1% (95% confidence interval, 2.6%-3.5%) of practicing US physicians self-reported a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.2 Although the prevalence of reported disabilities in physicians is less than the general population, physicians may choose to not disclose their disabilities, especially hidden disabilities.
The importance of a good social network in times of stress for people with Alzheimer's Disease.
This Article supports SDG 3 by assessing the association between people leaving state in the USA for an abortion and the availalble facilities and state legislation. THe findings showed that the proportion of people leaving the state varied widely by state, and that this was affected by state-level abortion policy and facility scarcity.
This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on polyphenols and flavonoids and their crucial role in decreasing AD symptoms. In addition, it highlights the neuroprotective role of various essential ingredients of plant extracts such as Icariside, Onjisaponin B, Asarones, Liquiritin, Tanshinone IIA (TIIA) and cryptotanshinone (CT), Ginsenoside Rg1, and n-Butylidenephthalide. The efficacy of green nanotechnology are also discussed.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 16 by evaluating the ability of artificial intelligence to recognise a person's racial identity from medical images.
Racial discrimination and cultural racism are associated with gun purchase while anticipatory racism-related stress is associated with intent to purchase a gun. Data suggest that racism and its link to increased firearm ownership and carrying may put Asian Americans at elevated risk of firearm injury.

Recent proposals in the US and elsewhere aim to tackle climate change and socioeconomic inequalities together through a Green New Deal (GND). GND proposals have been criticized by high-profile advocates of carbon-centric climate policies—advocates who do not perceive socioeconomic inequalities to be significant drivers of climate change and who argue that GNDs’ wider agenda will undermine decarbonization efforts.

Rhode Island is the smallest and the second-most densely populated state in the USA. It is also one of the most severely affected states on the Eastern Seaboard due to Climate Change.