New study disputes commonly held theories about race and infant birth weight

November 1997
Jet;11/17/97, Vol. 92 Issue 26, p24
Announces that a study conducted by a University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) researcher and a colleague at Northwestern University challenges the genetic concept of race as it relates to birth weight. Details about the study by Dr. Richard David of UIC and Dr. James Collins of Northwestern University Medical School published in the `New England Journal of Medicine.'


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