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Women Bow And Pray
Hidden Work: Baptist Women in Texas 1880–1920
Patricia Summerlin Martin, Ph.D., provides an alternative view on religious women’s views in the late 1800s, early 1900s; a perspective that is distinct from wealthier women who lived in the northeast or deep south. The study explores how Southwestern Baptist women interpreted the Bible, and how this shaped their perspectives on feminism and power.
Patricia Summerlin Martin February 2, 2024
Inhaler
How Available is Over-The-Counter Naloxone in Houston?
Narcan, the nasal spray that reverses an opioid overdose, is now available without prescription. But how easy is it to get? In this quick take, Rice University students and fellow Katharine Neill Harris investigate the reality of over-the-counter (OTC) access to the live-saving drug naloxone.
Jeffery Liu, Bianca Schutz, Skye Fredericks, Imani Hill, Gautam Chaudhry, Katharine Neill Harris February 2, 2024
Lab sample pipette
One Easy Way to Increase Transparency in Human Embryo Research
For research involving human embryos and other controversial subjects, science journals should require ethics statements from researchers detailing research oversight, what embryos were used, how many and for how long. This will help increase transparency and improve communication with the public, writes Science and Technology Policy Fellow Kirstin R.W. Matthews.
Kirstin R.W. Matthews January 9, 2024
Hispanic senior and nurse
Aging and Immigration Nexus: Health Ramifications for Older Adults with Undocumented Legal Status
Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar Luz M. Garcini and co-authors analyze existing research on the compounded stressors and health risks faced by undocumented Latino older adults in the United States. Using a Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) lens, they examine the environments, conditions, and social structures that influence health risks, and provide policy and advocacy recommendations to address the issues.
Luz Maria Garcini, Vyas Sarabu, Elizabeth Buchwald, Lauren Rahman, Jin Yan December 7, 2023