Tag Archives: Race and Health

“Porous borders” help spread the disease.

Race Differences in Rates of Venereal Disease

Blacks have by far the highest rates.


There have been 1,200 cases in the past three months.

Quaint practice is spreading the black death in Madagascar.

22 percent of blacks say they have avoided seeking health care for fear of discrimination.

The association was not evident among whites.

Attempt at racial sensitivity backfires.

Race and Medical Care

How whites, blacks, and Hispanics differ as patients.


20,000 Americans died last year from taking fentanyl.

Whites and blacks seem to respond differently to high levels of exercise.

Gunshot wounds cost an estimated $2.8 billion per year.

Race and Health, AR Classic Article

Racism is usually blamed for bad health among non-whites. The real causes are likely to be genetic.

Who brought these third-world conditions?

Suit alleges that Coke tricks blacks into thinking soda is healthy.

20 percent of blacks have the gene mutation.

Mexicans and Drunk Driving

How bad is the problem?


County officials expect at least 800 overdose deaths by the end of the year.

Could be the first step in confronting America’s “White Death.”

Non-whites think they are immune from melanoma . . . which has fatal consequences.

They are recommending that all Somali children by vaccinated as soon as possible.

Outbreak originated among Somalis.

But race is still a social construct.

Says there is no word for “stress” in Zulu.

Italy and the “Refugees”

Ordinary Italians are finally waking up to the reality of the onslaught.


Bad nutrition, poor education, and high murder rates drag down US figures.

Good reason to stay home.

Doctors should understand “the uniqueness, importance, and nuances of your culture and lived experiences.”

Alcohol-related death rate more than doubled since 1999.

Genetic differences in collagen content may be to blame.

One herb dealer got his training from “visions in my dreams.”

Neanderthal genes help Europeans “live in peace with the microbes.”

Blacks and whites differ in 24 prostate cancer-related genes.

They are especially vulnerable to stomach and liver cancer.

The flight attendant apologized several times, but “she will not get away with this.”

It is more common now because of increases in child obesity.

Increases in obesity among black women are part of the problem.

Four in five black smokers choose menthols.

Programs will try to reduce obesity, smoking, and heart disease in blacks.

Race is real when it explains false diagnoses for blacks.

They “age more slowly at the molecular level.”

It was supposed to stop the spread of AIDS.

He has HIV, but villagers think sleeping with him is a “cleansing” ritual.

NYT reports there might actually be genetic reasons.

Lupus is highly heritable and Chinese are most likely to have contributing genes.

Mother came to US to have baby who, of course, is now a citizen.

But the state needs the federal government’s permission.

Study author says delirium treatments may one day differ by race.

Blacks have twice the white rate of infant mortality even with identical medical care.

Calling “racism” a mental illness may prevent more “institutional” remedies.

And Obama wants to increase the refugee cap to 100,000.