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The inequality of violent death (Part 2)

Injuries and violence kill more young people in the U.S. than any other cause of death. The burden of these deaths varies enormously by race, ethnicity and social class. 964 more words

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Algebra

Harlon’s Theorem of Care

Let:           x = the ability to be good to yourself

x =      [ϴ (a + b + c)] / 

Where:      ϴ = co-efficient of the self-determinants of health… 56 more words

A Patient Voice

The inequality of violent death

News outlets duly noted the recent study showing that injuries and violence kill more young people in the U.S. than any other cause of death. But the coverage scarcely mentioned the researchers’ most troubling and revealing finding: How the burden of these deaths varies enormously by race, ethnicity and social class. 587 more words

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Asthma and poverty

During my morning coffee, I came across a recent research publication that described a connection between asthma, homelessness, and poor peer relationships in kindergarten aged kids. 355 more words

Foreign Girl Forever - Einat Fishbain

Einat Fishbain

Lily Oudraogo was born in Tel Aviv, and that’s where she lived and died. Twenty-five difficult and insulting years on the margins of society, and beyond, reached an end on June 6, likely from complications of preeclampsia (a pregnancy-related condition involving high blood pressure, among other factors). 1,972 more words

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