Health and Wellness : White Racism linked to fatal Heart Disease for blacks and whites

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    White Racism linked to fatal heart disease for blacks and whites



    Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten the lives of both blacks and whites, according to new research from UC Berkeley.

    Researchers compared the racial biases of nearly 1.4 million people nationwide to death rates in more than 1,700 U.S. counties. Their findings suggest that blacks and, to a lesser degree, whites who reside in overtly racist communities are more prone to dying from heart disease and other circulatory diseases ...


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    White racism linked to fatal heart disease for blacks and whites

    Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten the lives of both blacks and whites, according to new research from UC Berkeley.
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    Racism Linked to Poor Health Outcomes in Children
    New study finds children who have been exposed to discrimination show higher likelihood of anxiety, depression, and ADHD

    Research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2017 Meeting shows a link between exposure to racism and detrimental effects on children’s health. The study shows that children who were “judged or treated unfairly” due to their race or ethnicity, as reported by their caregiver, had double the chances of developing anxiety or depression versus those who had not experienced discrimination ...

    https://www.madinamerica.com/2017/05/racism-linked-decrease-childrens-health/

    Racism Linked to Poor Health Outcomes in Children

    New study finds children who have been exposed to racism show higher likelihood of anxiety, depression, and ADHD
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    Expert: The key to understanding the alleged Portland killer? His white supremacy
    “It’s not the first time you’ve seen someone…get violent when they hit white supremacy.”

    ... But if there is a central theme to Christian’s ravings leading up to the attack, it’s his tendency to articulate a volatile synthesis of xenophobia, Islamophobia, and white supremacy. In addition to calling for violence against Muslims on his Facebook page, Christian reportedly attended a “free speech rally” in April, where he shouted the n-word at protesters and offered up Nazi salutes ...

    https://thinkprogress.org/portland-killer-white-supremacy-7a7a8738e8c5

    Expert: The key to understanding the alleged Portland killer? His white supremacy.

    “It’s not the first time you’ve seen someone…get violent when they hit white supremacy.”
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