Sharing Burdens of Living With AIDS →
In Mozambique, groups of AIDS patients are using a simple new system to be sure they get their lifesaving antiretroviral drugs: taking turns traveling to collect a supply of pills.
Males have higher rates of fatal accidents per mile than females.– Gender Differences in Mortality - Wilkinson
Steep social gradients of health in the U.S. -...
When traveling along the distance of nearly 12 miles on the Washington, DC, Metro from downtown to Montgomery County, Maryland, life expectancy of the local population segment rises about a year and a half for each mile traveled. Poor black men at one end of the journey have a life expectancy of 57 years, and rich white men at the other end have a life expectancy of 76.7 years.
In regions of the New World where tropical infections from Africa could...– William McNeal - People and Plagues Now it makes sense! The pre-cambas had not chance against yellow fever and malaria brought over from Africa. Those cholitas were sneaky up in the altiplano!