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Tag Archives: Race and Health
White Working Class Mortality Rates Are Increasing, National Review
U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High, New York Times
Whites and Amerindians most affected.
Increased suicide and drug overdosing contributed to white women’s decreased life expectancy.
British military didn’t consider that blacks are more susceptible to cold injuries.
Common gout treatment is more likely to cause severe reactions in Asians and blacks.
Medical students don’t understand race differences.
Race and Suicide: Shifting Trends, Real Clear Policy
Interesting data on race, sex, age, and suicide rates.
That’s true of Melanesians, at least.
Kenya will now let legitimate doctors advertise so they can compete with witch doctors.
In Sweden, refugees are 3.6 times more likely to be psychotic than the native-born.
Blacks most vulnerable, followed by whites, then Asians.
Compared to one in 11 gay white men.
Whites are better at ignoring pain and focusing on the task at hand.
Whites sleep better than other races. “Racism” may be to blame.
A half million ineligibles got the subsidies.
Some African countries already have more obesity than the US.
Scientists find gene variants related to being taller, healthier, and smarter.
And Denmark has taken only 18,000 asylum seekers.
Feds Spend $406,875 Texting Latino Men Telling Them to Exercise, Washington Free Beacon
Texts are in Spanish.
The Disease Theory of Xenophobia, The Atlantic
Our “behavioral immune system” may make us wary of foreigners.
Your Neanderthal DNA May Help You Fight Disease, and Give You Allergies, Los Angeles Times
Modern Eurasians kept the best genes from Neanderthals.
America’s Self-Destructive Whites, Washington Post
Author gloats that working-class whites are no longer central to America’s identity.
Came from Uganda by way of Brazil.
Ancient Irish Genome Reveals a Massive Migration from the East, Washington Post
4,000 years ago, migration brought blue eyes to Ireland.
More cultural friction for us to worry about.
Illegal immigrants often bring them.
2 Critiques of Federally Funded Medical Research: Not Enough Diversity, Not Enough Trials, Chronicle of Higher Education
Why is diversity necessary if race is a “social construct”?
You may be able to determine a person’s race by the mites on his skin.
Hospital is in an area with “a very diverse population.”
Brits don’t like nurses who speak bad English and give bad care.
Authors say norms for Asians should differ from those for whites.
Another “gap” that must be closed.
Agriculture Linked to DNA Changes in Ancient Europe, New York Times
Researchers have tracked evolutionary changes in lactose tolerance and skin color.
Researchers uncovered 14th century remains with signs of the disease.
“We got it back almost instantaneously. It was almost like the e-mail had bounced.”
Hispanics are much more likely than blacks to be drug dealers.
British paper suggests no reason for this increase.
Causes appear to be drugs, alcohol, and suicide.
A Grim Breast Cancer Milestone for Black Women, New York Times
Black women are fatter than white women and get more aggressive cancers.
Liberian woman killed by her fiancé.
$128 million campaign aims to curb smoking among non-whites.
Young black patients have double the white rate of recurrence.
In only a three-month period.
It’s all because of white privilege.
Inuit Study Adds Twist to Omega-3 Fatty Acids’ Health Story, New York Times
Gene helps them tolerate a fatty diet but also makes them an inch shorter.
More wacky research.
69 percent of Hispanics are for it.
At most ages, blacks are about three years older biologically than whites.