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2011-12-15 12:58:41

A study in the December issue of the American Sociological Review has brought new understanding as to why death rates for less educated middle aged adults are much higher than for their more educated peers despite increased awareness and treatments aimed at reducing health disparities.

2011-12-08 08:00:00

"Cancer Disparities: Causes and Evidence-Based Solutions" is the first book to examine the racial, socioeconomic, and biological factors that influence cancer incidence and survival,

2011-12-02 14:00:00

Calling for individuals & organizations to submit a program proposal that will improve opportunities for health for all CT residents Hartford, CT (PRWEB)

Health Disparity Levels Increased After 1980
2011-12-01 14:14:06

According to new research, levels of health disparity have increased substantially for people born in the U.S. after 1980, and tends to increase as people move into middle age, before declining as people reach old age.

2011-11-17 03:05:03

Aging and health issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender baby boomers have been largely ignored by services, policies and research.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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