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Latest Health disparities Stories

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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.