Headlines Tagged with Ethnic Issues — 1,723 headlines found
[Canada] Diverging socioeconomic inequality in life expectancy of Francophones and Anglophones in Montréal, Québec: tobacco to blame?
Despite strong tobacco control laws in Canada, socioeconomic inequality in tobacco-related mortality is widening for Francophones in Montréal.
Jul 23, 2013 Journal of Public Health
added Jul 23, 2013 07:02
Healthy life expectancy (HLE) is a population health measure ... HLE is a relatively simple measure that can be readily used by public health officials, health-care providers, and policy makers to monitor trends in the health of populations and identify h
Jul 19, 2013 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Jul 22, 2013 22:51
some drivers of black disadvantage are preventable, like heart disease. Public health efforts should focus on reducing risk factors like smoking, poor diet and hypertension, he said.
Jul 18, 2013 New York Times
added Jul 18, 2013 09:59
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers have been awarded a five-year, $1.8 million grant to study the links between genetics, tobacco addiction and withdrawal in African-Americans. Adam Leventhal, assistant professor of preventive medicine and psycho
Jul 17, 2013 HealthCanal.com
added Jul 17, 2013 16:06
It’s depressing how many wealthy white investors advocate profiting from the deaths of poor and, to not put too fine a point on it, black people. Rich white people profiting from legal but unethical trade involving the poorest nations sounds eerily famil
Jun 17, 2013 Blue and Green Tomorrow (University of Lincoln) (uk)
added Jul 17, 2013 15:23
Your July 1 editorial about the Obama administration’s leaving in regulatory “purgatory” a host of federal rules to protect the public doesn’t mention an important rule: banning menthol as a flavor in cigarettes. Menthol is the most deadly tobacco flavor
Jul 9, 2013 New York Times
added Jul 9, 2013 11:14
tobacco companies are misappropriating a powerful public health discourse in an attempt to create a false dichotomy between reducing inequalities and regulating of the tobacco market. Such tactics highlight the need for ongoing monitoring of industry atte
Jul 5, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jul 6, 2013 18:43
Environmental justice is a social movement based on the belief that everyone, no matter their race, income, gender, religion has the right to a clean and healthy environment no matter where they live, work, study, play and pray. The focus is on the fair d
Jun 20, 2013 Oakland (CA) Tribune
added Jun 21, 2013 05:29
[Massachusetts] Court Upholds $35 Million In Compensatory Damages To Smokers' Family In Wrongful Death Case Against Lorillard But Sends Much Of Case Back For Further Action
the Court found that Newport cigarettes are "defective" products. Cigarette companies have long argued that cigarettes aren't "defective" under the law because cigarettes are inherently dangerous. But this Court determined that the real question is whethe
Jun 11, 2013 PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2013 23:36
What this means is that, as a matter of law in Massachusetts, any cigarette sold that addicts or maintains the nicotine addiction of consumers is defective. That would include just about every cigarette sold in Massachusetts.
Jun 11, 2013 Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 11, 2013 13:58