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Tag Archives: Race and Health
New, Aggressive HIV Strain Causes AIDS Faster, Global Post
Hispanics, particularly recent immigrants, were the least stressed.
The Obamacare Crisis, New York Times
55 percent of Obamacare recipients are expected to be non-white.
Current Practice May Over-Diagnose Vitamin D Deficiency, Medical Xpress
. . . in blacks, at least.
Asians administrators fill Obamacare’s highest ranks.
The Truth About Navigators, National Review Online
National Urban League employees receiving federal money to encourage healthcare applicants to lie.
“We may need to consider our patient’s race when using certain heart disease therapies.”
Mexican President Urges Citizens to Exercise to Fight Obesity, Telegraph (London)
Mexicans now more likely to be fat than Americans.
Obamacare appears to be obsessed with race.
Oral Bacteria Create a ‘Fingerprint’ in Your Mouth, Medical Xpress
Race can be identified by mouth bacteria.
Asians show obesity-related symptoms at a lower body mass index.
One-Third of US Adults Are Obese, CDC Says, Medical Xpress
Nearly half of blacks are obese.
159 confirmed cases; one death.
“Non-Nordic” was a “diagnosis.”
Race, Medicine, and Political Correctness, Hoover Institution
Some think race-specific treatment is “discriminatory.”
End of Free NHS Care for Migrants Under New Bill, Telegraph (London)
British government is targeting “people who have no right to be here.”
Millions of Poor Are Left Uncovered by Health Law, New York Times
Times says racism may be to blame.
Salon editor thinks GOP wants to defund Obamacare for racial reasons.
Black Men Less Likely to Run in White Neighborhoods, Runner's World
Sociologist says they are afraid of racial profiling.
Team Takes Healthcare Plan to Ethnic Areas, Los Angeles Times
For many immigrants the very concept of medical insurance is alien.
91 percent of blacks, 61 percent of Hispanics, and 29 percent of whites approve of the Affordable Care Act.
Unlike whites, blacks who advance in the workplace tend to lose sleep.
Some of these gene variants are specific to blacks.
In New York City, 76 percent of births to Hispanics are covered by Medicaid.
What’s Killing Poor White Women?, The American Prospect
They’re dying five years younger than their counterparts from the previous generation.
Life Purpose Buffers Bad Moods Triggered by Diversity, Medical Xpress
For those without “purpose,” being on a diverse train causes stress.
This is no doubt related to the Flynn effect.
Two Healthcare Assistants Jailed for Cruelty, Telegraph (London)
Elderly Brits in the care of Africans.
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Young People with Cancer, Medical News Today
Blacks are 60 percent more likely than whites to have soft tissue sarcoma.
The NHS Needs More British Doctors, Senior Surgeon Warns, Telegraph (London)
Each year, 40 percent of newly registered doctors in Britain are foreign-born.
In Pakistan, there is an outbreak where a warlord kept out vaccinators.
Illegal Aliens Demand Free Organ Transplants, Judicial Watch
Non-whites only half as likely as whites to drink diet soda.
Could “racism” be why blacks have higher blood pressure?
Tracing the origins of Northern Europeans’ ability to drink milk.
5,000 teenagers have been hospitalized in South Africa in the past seven years.
Murder cuts the life expectancy of black men by one year.
It’s in their genes.
Scientists Discover Ethnic Differences in Immune Response to TB Bacterium, Queen Mary University of London
Findings suggest different diagnostic tests may be needed for different groups.
Low vitamin D means more heart disease for whites and Asians, but not blacks and Hispanics.
HIV Among Women, Center for Disease Control
Black women are 20 times more likely than whites to have HIV. Hispanics are 4 times more likely.
“It’s probably a different biology.”
How Mexico Got So Fat, Global Post
Mexicans now fatter than Americans.
American Way of Birth, Costliest in the World, New York Times
Another reason why non-charity cases (whites) don’t have babies.
Female Inmates Sterilized in California Prisons Without Approval, The Sacramento Bee
Doctor says procedures saved taxpayers from future welfare burdens.
Gene Sleuths Find How Some Naturally Resist Cholera, New York Times
More group differentiation in recent times.
Government study finds that deportation is spreading HIV south of the border.
Insulin Differs between Ethnicities, Study Finds, Medical Xpress
Racial differences in insulin production and insulin sensitivity follow a familiar pattern.
Genes probably account for earlier puberty in blacks.
MSNBC Panel Suggests Racist Motivation by Pro-lifers, Goal of ‘Reproducing Whiteness’, Media Research Center
It is hard to get any nuttier than this.