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(@alan.sanders.md)

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Which genetic and environmental factors contribute to sexual orientation, and related health conditions?

Gays, lesbians, and bisexuals are underrepresented in biomedical research. While much relevant data is already planned for collection by AllofUs, additional or elaborated measures (see "data items") would help in seeking new leads and advancing work on pre-existing questions in the field. These items include sociodemographic (e.g., trait information), clinical (various associated conditions), and biological (genomic,... more »

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Identify ways to reduce the stigma of palliative care being directly associated to hospice transition or "giving up".

Conduct research amongst marginalized populations, many of which are not likely to make use of palliative care tx and hospice services. For some, the idea of opting for palliative care is seen as a means of "giving up" on effective treatment and transitioning to hospice, however palliative care can be particularly effective once incorporated into standard care. How can we make PC a standard of care measure (as used in... more »

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