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Disparities in Temporal and Geographic Patterns of Declining Heart Disease Mortality by Race and Sex in the United States, 1973–2010

Disparities in Temporal and Geographic Patterns of Declining Heart Disease Mortality by Race and Sex in the United States, 1973–2010

J Am Heart Assoc, 15 December 2015 Background Examining small-area differences in the strength of declining heart disease mortality by race and sex provides important context for current racial and geographic disparities and identifies localities that could benefit from targeted interventions. We identified and described temporal trends in declining county-level heart disease mortality by race, sex, and […]

HIV Among People Aged 50 and Over

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 7 October 2015 Fast Facts People aged 50 and older have many of the same HIV risk factors as younger people,…

CBC Health Braintrust Releases 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America

CBC Health Braintrust, 18 September 2015 The Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust today released The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, an official Congressional analysis…

Gender, Ethnicity and Environmental Risk Perception Revisited: The Importance of Residential Location

J Community Health, 31 March 2015 Studies in the U.S. have found that white men are less concerned about pollution than are women or people of other…

The Changing Burden of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States: Model-Based Predictions

The Changing Burden of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States: Model-Based Predictions

Ann Intern Med.: 5 August 2014 Background: Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection causes a substantial health and economic burden in the United States. With the availability of direct-acting…

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Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Cause-Specific Mortality in Black and White Adults in the Southern Community Cohort Study

  Oxford Journals: August 1, 2014 There is limited evidence demonstrating the benefits of physical activity with regard to…

The Contributions of Selected Diseases to Disparities in Death Rates and Years of Life Lost for Racial/Ethnic Minorities in the United States, 1999–2010

CDC:  7/31/14 Abstract Introduction Differences in risk for death from diseases and other causes among racial/ethnic groups likely…

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesit

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesit

FDA: 8/4/14 With childhood obesity levels at an all-time high, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to…

Trends In The Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Among US States, 1990–2009

Health Aff August 2014 Nationwide differences in US life expectancy trends for blacks and whites may mask considerable differences…

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