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Latest Health disparities Stories

2011-10-20 14:01:34

African American women who develop gestational diabetes mellitus during pregnancy face a 52 percent increased risk of developing diabetes in the future compared to white women who develop GDM during pregnancy.

2011-10-12 11:42:46

A new University of British Columbia study finds that Black Canadians with darker skin are more likely to report poorer health than Black Canadians with lighter skin.

2011-10-11 12:20:00

Use of selected prescription medications, including antidepressants, antihistamines, bronchodilators, anticholinergics, sympathomimetics, and diuretics contribute to 10 percent of lower urinary tract symptoms among men.

2011-10-11 10:04:24

Experts have written about health care disparities between Latinos and non-Latino whites, mostly from a policy standpoint.

2011-10-06 11:29:18

Where you live could play a larger role in health disparities than originally thought.

2011-10-05 22:16:47

Two decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect, people with disabilities continue to face difficulties meeting major social needs, including obtaining appropriate access to health care facilities and services.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.