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GayData.org

This site was created by Dr. Randall Sell and is maintained by the Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health.

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Violence: an unrecognized environmental exposure that may contribute to greater asthma morbidity in high risk inner-city populations.[see comment]

Violence: an unrecognized environmental exposure that may contribute to greater asthma morbidity in high risk inner-city populations.[see comment]

In the United States, rising trends in asthma prevalence and severity, which disproportionately impact minorities and the urban poor, have not been fully explained by traditional physical environmental risk factors. Exigencies of inner-city living can increase psychosocial risk factors (e.g., stress) that confer increased asthma morbidity. In the United States, chronic exposure to violence is […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on ‘Racist abuse ruined my life’

‘Racist abuse ruined my life’

Rosie Purves, a black nurse who was prevented from looking after a white baby, won a racial discrimination claim against her employer in May this year. Ms Purves was awarded pounds sterling 20,000–the highest payout possible for her type of claim–after an employment tribunal ruled that Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust was ‘effectively silent and […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Bangkok 2004. Sexual minorities, violence and AIDS in Africa

Bangkok 2004. Sexual minorities, violence and AIDS in Africa

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Ten priorities for women’s health

Ten priorities for women’s health

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Suicides in ethnic minorities within 12 months of contact with mental health services. National clinical survey.[see comment]

Suicides in ethnic minorities within 12 months of contact with mental health services. National clinical survey.[see comment]

BACKGROUND: Information on suicide by psychiatric patients from ethnic minority groups is scarce. AIMS: To establish the number of patients from ethnic minorities who kill themselves; to describe their suicide methods, and their social and clinical characteristics. METHOD: A national clinical survey was based on a 4-year sample of suicides in England and Wales. Detailed […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on How will family physicians care for the patient in the context of family and community?

How will family physicians care for the patient in the context of family and community?

Difficulties caring for patients in the context of family and community stem from problems of power and vulnerability. Patients are disempowered in relation to physicians and to the medical care system. Physicians are disempowered in their ability to provide comprehensive relationship-centered care to individuals and families because of economic constraints on medical care and limits […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on [Is aggressiveness really inhibited in asthmatic adolescents? An epidemiological approach].[see comment]

[Is aggressiveness really inhibited in asthmatic adolescents? An epidemiological approach].[see comment]

Clinical data support the hypothesis that aggressivity is inhibited amongst asthmatics. The relationship of violence, as a marker of aggressiveness, to asthma was examined in a population-based sample of 12.466 students of secondary schools in France (Enquete sur la Sante de l’adolescent 1993/1994) using an epidemiological questionnaire on health status, life events, potential risk factors […]

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