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Tag Archives: Race and Health
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
When they get it, they’re also twice as likely to die.
The virus is not contained in Guinea and Sierra Leone, and is now reappearing in Liberia.
Syphilis Cases Increasing in California Women and Newborns, Los Angeles Times
CA syphilis rate is second highest in the nation.
Among Europeans, blue-eyed people are most prone to alcoholism.
Average weight: 166 pounds.
Woman came to the US from India and then traveled around the country.
Researchers may be able to develop treatment tailored for those with Mayan genes.
State Senate OKs Health Coverage for Many Immigrants Here Illegally, Los Angeles Times
Illegals in California now using emergency rooms.
U.S. Melanoma Rate Double What It Was 30 Years Ago, Los Angeles Times
Whites suffer by far the most, and a health campaign could sharply cut number of cases.
A higher BMI is seen as “normal” for blacks.
Moderate Alcohol Benefits Vary by Race and Sex, Finds Huge US Survey, Medical News Today
Tentative finding is that light drinking is good for whites but not for blacks.
If blacks didn’t die young, there would be enough of them to swing elections.
Rise in Suicide by Black Children Surprises Researchers, New York Times
The first national study to find higher suicide rate among blacks than whites.
The Case for Black Doctors, New York Times
Blacks want doctors who look like them.
Study says crack babies from the early 1990s turned out like other blacks.
CDC: Hispanics to Reach 23% of U.S. Population by 2035, Faster than Expected, Washington Examiner
85 million Hispanics will be in the US.
Where You Live in Atlanta Affects Life Expectancy, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Science for the simple-minded.
Docs said he was a bad candidate for transplant but were shouted down as “racists.”
Medi-Cal Rolls Could Swell Under Obama’s Deportation Relief Plan, Los Angeles Times
66 percent of amnestied illegals would be eligible to apply.
CDC: Black HIV Cases Twice Whites; Lack of Condom Use Blamed, Washington Examiner
Percentage of gay blacks who admit to not using condoms has increased.
Shows on ebola and nature preservation featured only whites.
Andean population is particularly good at ridding the body of arsenic.
Illegal Aliens Unhappy with Shortage of Bilingual Doctors, American Thinker
They’re “flummoxed or alienated by the medical system.”
Americans have the right to know their genetic profiles.
Once Hispanics starved. Now they’re fat.
This was the “black death” in Europe.
It will include gene sequencing for a million volunteers.
Altered gait could cause joint problems.
Insecticide-treated nets are poisoning fish.
Carriers have an 80 percent chance of heart failure after age 45.
This may allow researchers to develop treatments tailored to blacks.
Race differences in obesity and hypertension.
Even still, ObamaCare is shrinking race gaps in health insurance coverage.
A fourth of the gene variants were never previously identified.
Hispanics want to cover illegals.
Employers won’t have to pay a penalty for not insuring amnestied illegals.
They will get work permits, too.
It costs $30,000 a day to treat Ebola.
Africa’s Village Healers Complicate Ebola Fight, Wall Street Journal
Their businesses depend on superstitious rumors.
Fast Food Targeting Black Kids in US, Yahoo! News
Also allegedly targeting rural and middle-income areas.
Report: 42 Percent of New Medicaid Signups Are Immigrants, Their Children, Washington Examiner
25 percent of immigrants and their children are on Medicaid.
He calls the “cellphone number for the ancestors” to cure Ebola.
Bad medicine in government-run “sterilization camp.”
Immigrants bring the disease from south of the border.
US might still medevac sick health workers to other countries.
Judicial Watch has also heard of this plan.
Doctor in New York City Is Sick with Ebola, New York Times
He caught the virus in Guinea while working for Doctors Without Borders.
Gene variants in Inuits that help digest fats also lead to hypoglycemia.