Health disparities Archive

  • ProstateSymp6

    MOCHA prostate cancer symposium forges new ground [video]

    EVENT PHOTO ALBUM Prostate cancer is no exception to health disparity trends: African-American men are twice as likely as their white counterparts to die of prostate cancer. That’s what makes the US Preventive Services Task Force’s recent declaration that the test is unnecessary so troubling. […]

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  • McDonald's Pageantry, Holyoke 2009

    Food Desert Update: The McDonald’s Edition

    [UPDATE: Don’t miss this: “Ronald McDonald brings his Friendship Adventure to Westfield’s Highland elementary School,” Masslive, 1/18/12] This invitation to the “Grand Reopening” of the McDonald’s in the North End (right) was sent on the same day it was reported that the wonderful Indian restaurant, […]

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    New research: Bike paths increase property values

    But what if you can’t get to the bike path from your property, even when you’re right across the street, thanks to a giant cement wall? Welcome to “Riverside Road” (you also can’t get to the river). The University of Cincinnati study is available here. […]

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