*  Health Reform & You: Improving Care for Vulnerable Populations - The Commonwealth Fund

... and people in racial and ethnic minority groups. Riley explains how the Affordable Care Act will help to improve the delivery ... outlines the need to improve care for vulnerable groups, which include low-income people, people without insurance, ... of care and health outcomes for these groups. Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, Riley adds, will bring coverage ... minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. ... Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy * ...

*  National Healthcare Disparities Report 2006: At A Glance

For most core access measures, Hispanics (83%) and poor people (100%) had worse access to care than their reference groups. ... For most measures for poor people (67%), disparities were increasing; for most measures for minorities, significant changes in ... received worse quality care than their reference groups. ... Compared to their reference groups-. *Blacks had 90% more lower ...

*  G4. Energy Balance - 2008 Advisory Report - health.gov

As noted in earlier reviews (e.g., 132-134;153) there is an extreme paucity of evidence on racial/ethnic minority groups with ... The prevalence of obesity is higher among women compared with men, particularly among women from ethnic minority groups (4;97 ... Of the 14 cross-sectional studies, which were conducted across a broad variety of racial/ethnic minority groups, including ... Relatively few studies included Latinos, currently the largest minority group in the United States, and even fewer studies ...

*  Call to Action on Use and Reimbursement for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring | Hypertension

... and/or disadvantaged minority groups. Improved access may contribute to reductions in hypertension-related disparities among ... However, the results are difficult to interpret because the same target BP was used for both groups, and the HBPM group had a ... The office BPs were the same in both groups, but the 24-hour ambulatory BP was significantly higher in the HBPM group. ... More recently, an international group of experts who are members of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Blood ...

*  Psi Chi Journal Spring 2006 - Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology

However, racial attitudes towards other minority groups, such as Native Americans, have not been consistently studied in this ... Does Making Salient Task Relevance to Group Affiliation Decrease the Performance of Male Athletes on Spatial Tasks?. Cathrine B ... Possible reasons for differences in the expression of racial attitudes between the two groups are discussed. ...

*  Peak Life Expectancy?

... speak about health disparities but typically are referring to differences in health outcomes between whites and minority groups ... YS: the Nurses Health Study showed extremely high morbidity in the underweight group (BMI,18). I agree with you that BMI is not ... Several years ago I went with a group of students from Andrews University (a Seventh Day Adventist university) in Berrien ... Lowest morbidity was seen in the normal (BMI 20-25) and overweight (BMI 26-30) groups. ...

*  Indiana University--Bloomington - The Princeton Review College Rankings & Reviews

Minority Support Groups Army ROTC Offered on-campus, at cooperating institutions: Indiana University. Air Force ROTC Offered on ... LGBT Support Groups: Indiana University Bloomington is included in the Campus Pride list of the top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges ... Campus Pride, founded in 2001, is a national nonprofit network of student leaders and campus groups devoted to improving ... The Student Sustainability Council brings together representatives of these numerous groups to advance sustainability on the ...

*  University of Pittsburgh--Pittsburgh Campus - The Princeton Review College Rankings & Reviews

LGBT Support Groups: See www.sorc.pitt.edu. Minority Support Groups Army ROTC Offered on-campus. Navy ROTC Offered at ...

*  Long Island University-C.W. Post - The Princeton Review College Rankings & Reviews

Minority Support Groups Army ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: Hofstra University. Sustainability. ... LGBT Support Groups: The student group Rainbow Alliance is recognized under the Office of Campus Life. Additionally, the Office ... "various group fundraisers...like Midnight Madness or Relay for Life." And, of course, LIU students love to take advantage of ...

*  Myanmar Refugee First to Accept Cambodia Resettlement

Controversial plan strongly criticized by human rights groups ... The Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic minority group from Myanmar's ... The agreement has been strongly criticized by international and Cambodian human rights groups as a violation of U.N. refugee ...

*  Dental Hygiene

... the general public and special population groups (e.g., minority groups, geriatric, mentally; physically handicapped persons) ... Communicating effectively with diverse population groups.. *Evaluating the need for and effectiveness of community oral health ... Private and public centers for pediatric, geriatric and other individuals/groups with special needs. Health Maintenance ...

*  Single or Double Umbilical Cord Blood Unit Transplantation Followed by GVHD Prophylaxis With FK506 and MMF

minority groups who are often underrepresented in the donor pool. In an attempt to expand. the number of patients who could be ...

*  Senior Healthcare Consultant (Geriatric) class at Piedmont Hospitals

Minority Ethnic Group,br /, -Recent Immigrant to the United States and does not speak English,br /, -Born in the United States ... minorities, and recent immigrants to the United States.,br /,Low Health Literacy cost the United States between $50 Billion and ...

*  Vaccine controversy - wikidoc

... fairness and the rights of minority groups in exemption from mandatory childhood vaccination" (PDF). Hum Vaccin (1): 12-5. PMID ... Some religious groups oppose vaccination as a matter of doctrine, and some political groups oppose mandatory vaccination on the ... Christian group, opposes mandatory vaccination for diseases typically spread via sexual contact, arguing that the possibility ... antivaccination sentiment is espoused by what appears to be a minority of chiropractors.[56] ...

*  Medical School Enrollment Shows Diversity Gains - 2010 - News Releases - Newsroom - AAMC

Total enrollment increased by 1.5 percent over 2009 to 18,665 students and all underrepresented racial and ethnic groups saw ... applications from all underrepresented minority groups increased or remained steady. ... Washington, D.C., October 13, 2010-More minorities enrolled in U.S. medical schools this year, according to new data released ... The most significant growth in minority students was in the percentage of Hispanic males who entered medical school this fall. ...

*  Concern over mental health training in public sector | Community Care

Educating police and teachers on early signs of mental illness could be catastrophic for black and minority groups, say critics ...

*  PAR-07-379: Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01)

Inclusion of Women And Minorities in Clinical Research: It is the policy of the NIH that women and members of minority groups ... Surveillance data indicates that 69% of new HIV infections are in individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups (i.e., ... between a focus-population group and a reference-population group (e.g., African Americans vs. European Americans or the US ... in comparison to the health of other groups. Although improving the absolute level of a population group's health is a laudable ...

*  Ridha Joober

Comparing the clinical presentation of first-episode psychosis across different migrant and ethnic minority groups in Montreal ... Brain Imaging Group, Douglas Hospital Research Centre FBC1, 6875 Boul LaSalle, Verdun, QC H4H 1R3, Canada. Arch Gen Psychiatry ... Brain Imaging Group, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Verdun, Quebec, Canada H4H 1R3. J Psychiatr ... Brain Imaging Group, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Verdun, Quebec, Canada. Early Interv Psychiatry 4:79-88. 2010 ...

*  Trapped between Tradition and Transition -- Anthropological and Epidemiological Cross-sectional Study of Bayash Roma in Croatia

A minority group in B&H that is almost entirely marginalized, assimilate with other population is the Roma population. There is ... In Slovakia, one of the most socially and health-disadvantaged groups is the Roma minority. The aim of this study is to explore ... morbidity and mortality for various ethnic minority groups. Current knowledge about prevention of cardiovascular diseases (CVD ... Traditional CVD Risk Factors and Socio-Economic Deprivation in Roma Minority Population of Croatia. Zeljko, Hrvojka; Škarić- ...

*  ARCHIVE: Advertising Industry News - Viral Marketing News - Business Promotion and Website Promotion News Stories - Advertising...

The largest minority group, Hispanics, representing nearly 44 percent of the U.S. minority population, spend the most. The ... Emerald City Entertainment Group Releases The Fue's Debut Album, 'The First EP'. The Album will be Marketed to Music ... to Offer Free Service to Help Non-Profit Children's Groups Test the Strength of Their Marketing Efforts LYME, CT - May 6, 2004 ... Bureau West Research Group: Advertising Tailored to Indian Consumers Yields Success LOS ANGELES, Calif. - August 3, 2004 / ...

*  Victor Roudometof - Nationalism and Identity Politics in the Balkans: Greece and the Macedonian Question - Journal of...

1991 The Balkans: Minorities and States in Conflict. London: Minority Rights Group. ... See Zang (1991) and Poulton (1991). The Minority Rights Group (1990) estimates the Macedonian minority in Bulgaria at 2.75% of ... and the Minority Rights Group (1990). Poulton (1991) considers the Macedonian minority in Greece as one that has been ... The issue of the human rights of this minority group is complicated by the desire of many of the approximately 30,000 to 40,000 ...

*  These are a few of my favorite things... | MetaFilter

... it's harder for asian minority groups to get help, as they are seen as the 'Model Minority'. The hawaiians have it right, IMHO ... Here's an article on the group linked.). I think this post can create productive conversation, if no real resolution. Because ... If you've got beef with someone (or a group of people), just come out and say it, don't hide behind this pseudo-jargon. The FPP ... Surviving in the SC public school system as a minority of one and having socially inept parents means I possess a plethora of ...

*  High prevalence of hepatitis C associated with familial history of hepatitis in a small town of south Brazil: efficiency of the...

16 Only few investigators have addressed the prevalence of hepatitis C in the general population or in minority groups.17 ... Ethnic group and marital status were not associated with presence of HCV infection. The prevalence of anti-HCV in subjects with ... The town was divided in different areas which were visited by groups of two investigators. Each house of urban area has been ... By multivariate analysis of this group, familial history of hepatitis continued to be the only significant risk factor of HCV ...

*  Palliative Care of Patients with HIV

There is evidence that this hesitance is particularly prominent among patients from minority groups and those who use drugs.(18 ... and they often are members of marginalized or minority groups. Compared with patients who have malignancies or cardiovascular ... They are more likely to have experienced multiple bereavements from HIV within their peer groups. ... End of Life Study Group. Arch Intern Med 1995; 155:1025-30.. ...