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Tag Archives: Race and Health
Yes, IQ Really Matters, Slate
SES and physical activity level explain only 10 percent of the obesity disparity in women.
Non-whites are exposed to 40 percent more air pollution than whites.
The virus kills a majority of those infected.
The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution, Penn Arts & Sciences
Penn’s Africana Studies Department to report the latest findings on race.
Whites’ brain lipid concentration differs from other races because of these genes.
White People the Least Healthy Ethnic Group in Britain, Telegraph (London)
Will British officials clamor for a narrowing of this “health gap”?
Nearly a quarter of young black women in South Africa are infected.
California Struggling to Enroll African Americans in Obamacare, Los Angeles Times
17 percent of blacks in California are uninsured; only 3 percent of California enrollees are black.
There’s been a lack of “culturally sensitive” outreach.
In Research Involving Genome Analysis, Some See a ‘New Racism’, Chronicle of Higher Education
It has become impossible to ignore the biological basis of race.
And also your armpit scent.
It can distinguish even between people from different parts of Finland.
There was a different lactose-tolerance mutation in Africa from that of Europe.
Unvaccinated college student brought the disease to California.
They edited the genes to match an HIV-resistant variant found in 10 percent of whites.
Is Racism Making You Fat? Victims of Prejudice Are at Greater Risk of Obesity, Daily Mail (London)
Whitey’s to blame.
Report: 125,000 Immigrants Given Deferred Action Eligible for Medi-Cal, Los Angeles Times
Illegals who received deferred action can qualify for Medicaid in California.
Many already go to ER for free so don’t want to pay for Obamacare.
24,700 black babies were born in NYC; 31,328 were aborted.
Poor area’s new $15 million “Fresh Grocer” hasn’t changed bad eating habits.
Science is making racial reality undeniable.
Coca-Cola’s America Is Beautiful Ad: Why Liberals Should Be Upset, Guardian (London)
Multi-culti Coke is trying to hook Hispanics on sugar water.
Hispanics’ Obamacare Headache, Gainesville Sun
Obamacare makes it harder for Hispanics to find doctors “who appreciate our culture.”
Study: Racial Gaps Exist in Car-Seat Usage, DiversityInc
Income and education do not explain the differences.
Detroit’s Infant Mortality Rate Rivals Areas of Third World, The Detroit News
Black babies are twice as likely as white babies to die in their first month.
The Little Bit of Neanderthal in All of Us, New York Times
Some Neanderthal genes affecting skin and hair are common in non-Africans.
Bacterium strain is more likely to cause cancer if it evolved in a different region than the human host.
Covered California Faulted for Low Latino Enrollment, Los Angeles Times
Only 20 percent of people who have signed up are Hispanic.
Is this why blacks in temperate climes have high blood pressure?
He also spread gonorrhea.
They are as likely as whites to have high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Body Image Puts Latina Women at Risk, DiversityInc
They don’t realize how fat they are.
The Thinnest Americans Are Asian Americans, CDC Data Show, Los Angeles Times
Asians are half as likely as blacks to be overweight.
There’s still time to sign up to hear this important message on the evils of “racism.”
Racism May Accelerate Aging in African-American Men, Medical Xpress
Blacks who complain of discrimination and who have anti-black attitudes have shorter telomeres.
Whites share a gene mutation for light skin with some Middle Easterners and Indians.
Views on End-of-Life Medical Treatments, Pew Research
White more likely than blacks and Hispanics to approve of doctor-assisted suicide.
They are more likely to have high blood pressure.
Amerindians and Hispanics are most likely to have the variant.
Also finds blacks are twice as likely as whites to have undiagnosed high blood pressure.
Black women have slower metabolisms.
Study Links Autism and Somalis in Minneapolis, New York Times
Both whites and Somalis in Minneapolis have abnormally high rates of autism.
California Hispanics Lagging in Sign-Ups for Health Insurance, Washington Post
Obamacare needs them badly.
. . . between non-whites and the “general population.”
U.S. Touts Benefits of Health Law for African-Americans, The Detroit News
It would help more blacks if red states would expand Medicaid.
Poor Black and Hispanic Men Are the Face of H.I.V., New York Times
80 percent of men who get HIV from other men are black or Hispanic.
New, Aggressive HIV Strain Causes AIDS Faster, Global Post
Discovered in Africa. Immigrants expected to bring it to the United States and Europe.
Hispanics, particularly recent immigrants, were the least stressed.