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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.
Another gift from the Third World.
Junk Food Ads on TV Tend to Target African-American and Latino Youth, Los Angeles Times
Two-thirds of ads directed at Hispanic children are for junk food.
Yet another gift from the Third World.
Can America Cope with a Resurgence of Tropical Disease?, Medical Xpress
We’re getting one, whether we can or not.
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
It genes, not lifestyle, that make smart people live longer.
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.