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DENTRO grupos ambientalistas de comunicación, DIVERSIDAD FALTA

By Darryl Fears, Published: March 24 Fred Tutman was a lonely man when he picked up the telephone that day. He was the tough-talking protector of Maryland’s Patuxent River, a courtroom brawler who took on anyone who contaminated water, but he couldn’t shake a nagging hurt that he was nearly invisible within his own profession. He called Marc Yaggi, ...

Los suplementos de vitamina D Atado a tensión arterial baja en los negros

Viernes, 15 de marzo (HealthDay News) – Los estadounidenses Negro que toman suplementos de vitamina D pueden disminuir significativamente la presión arterial, sugiere un estudio reciente. “En comparación con otras razas, los negros en los Estados Unidos son más propensos a tener deficiencia de vitamina D y más propensos a tener presión arterial alta”, dijo ...

El impacto de la captura en la salud y el bienestar de las comunidades de color

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies hosted a discussion about the impact of the federal sequestration on programs of importance to communities of color. Four panelists shared insights into the impact of the sequestration on programs such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and ...

Cerrar la brecha de disparidades en la salud del corazón

FoxNews.com Heart disease is the leading cause of death in all women across the United States. But, for certain groups – risk factors and rates of disease are higher than others – and according to one doctor, awareness and health education may be lacking in some areas. Dr. Nakela Cook, a cardiologist and chief of ...

Nueva hoja de ruta ofrece un asesoramiento experto sobre cómo reducir las disparidades de salud raciales y étnicas

Major disparities exist along racial and ethnic lines in the United States for various medical conditions but guidance is scarce about how to reduce these gaps. Now, a new “roadmap” has been unveiled to give organizations expert guidance on how to improve health equity in their own patient populations. Click here for full article http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120718/New-roadmap-provides-expert-guidance-on-how-to-reduce-racial-and-ethnic-health-disparities.aspx This post ...

Cómo racismo es malo para nuestro cuerpo

Cómo racismo es malo para nuestro cuerpo

Trial in the federal class action lawsuit on the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al, begins on March 18. At stake is whether the controversial tactic is a racial profiling practice, which violates civil and constitutional rights. Filed by four plaintiffs who were stopped and frisked, the suit represents ...

División racial en la salud persiste a través del Hemisferio Occidental

División racial en la salud persiste a través del Hemisferio Occidental

From Canada to Argentina the pattern is striking:  In Colombia, black babies are twice as likely to die before their birthday compared to the general population.  In one U.S. neighborhood in North Memphis, the city where Martin Luther King died, the infant mortality rate among women of African descent is higher than that of much ...

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