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DENTRO grupos ambientalistas mainstream, a diversidade é 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, ...

Suplementos de vitamina D Amarrado a pressão arterial em negros

FRIDAY, March 15 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who take vitamin D supplements may significantly lower their blood pressure, a new study suggests. “Compared with other races, blacks in the United States are more likely to have vitamin D deficiency and more likely to have high blood pressure,” said lead researcher Dr. John Forman, an ...

O impacto do sequestro na saúde e no bem-estar das comunidades de cor

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 ...

Fazendo a ponte para as disparidades de saúde do coração

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 ...

Novo roteiro oferecer orientação especializada sobre como reduzir as disparidades de saúde raciais e 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 ...

Como o racismo é prejudicial para nossos corpos

Como o racismo é prejudicial para nossos corpos

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 ...

Das Nações Unidas pede Lembrança da Transatlantic Slave Trade

Das Nações Unidas pede Lembrança da Transatlantic Slave Trade

According to the United Nations, it will not be enough to simply remember slavery. We will also need to learn from it. ICHAD 2012 supports the UN call to learn from the past, which is the guiding premise of the conference theme: “The Great Scattering: Solving the Puzzle of Slavery, Race, and Contemporary Health in the ...

Divide Racial em Saúde persiste entre Hemisfério Ocidental

Divide Racial em Saúde persiste entre Hemisfério Ocidental

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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