Tag Archives: Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

U.S. Teens Don’t Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

“U.S. high school students still aren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables, according to a new study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers. Vegetable consumption was lowest among Hispanic and black students. Read more at: http://ow.ly/7H8ly . [Health Day … Continue reading

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Medication Safety Booklet in Spanish and English

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog; August 30, 2011. by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell Spanish http://1.usa.gov/niu45x English http://1.usa.gov/jClN3h AHRQ has released a revised Spanish-language medication safety booklet, “Su medicamento: Infórmese. Evite riesgos” (“Your Medicine: Be Smart. Be Safe.”) to help … Continue reading

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Call For Abstracts Proposals: 11th Native Women and Men’s Wellness Conference

“The American Indian Institute is requesting abstracts for presentations at the 11th Native Women & Men’s Wellness Conference, March 18-22, 2012 in San Diego, CA.  The purpose of this conference is to exchange ideas and best practices across the following … Continue reading

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Native Daughters

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://cojmc.unl.edu/nativedaughters/ Native Daughters is a collection of stories, profiles and multimedia projects about a diverse group of Native American women. They are healers and warriors, story tellers and law makers, leaders, environmentalists … Continue reading

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Research on Health Care for Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders

http://www.ahrq.gov/research/aapifact.htm “In 2000, about 33 percent of the U.S. population identified themselves as members of a racial or ethnic minority group. By 2050, it is projected that these groups will account for almost half of the U.S. population. According to … Continue reading

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Civics and Citizenship Toolkit

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.citizenshiptoolkit.gov/ US Citizenship and Immigration Services offers the Civics and Citizenship Toolkit to community organizations that assist immigrants aspiring to become U.S. citizens. The toolkit provides educational materials that focus on both … Continue reading

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Hispanic Census 2010 State and County Data

http://pewhispanic.org/data/census2010/ The Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research Center, launched a new Census 2010 feature on its website. This feature provides state and county population data by Hispanic origin in 2010 and 2000 in the form of … Continue reading

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Federal Report Highlights Racial Disparities in Health

The following was posted on [CLAStalk-list] Federal Report Highlights Racial Disparities in Health http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/14/health/14cdc.html By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.<http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/m/donald_g_jr_mcneil/index.html?inline=nyt-per&gt; “To shed more light on the ills of America’s poor – and occasionally its rich – the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Articles of Interest

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Weathering Health Inequality http://bit.ly/eVDNs6 In the early 1990s, Arline Geronimus proposed a simple yet profound explanation for why Black women on average were having children at younger ages than White women, which … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases First Set of 5-Year American Community Survey Estimates

http://bit.ly/f9HhAZ New Estimates Provide Detailed Look at Every Community in the United States The U.S. Census Bureau today released 5-year American Community Survey (ACS) estimates for the first time, making available social, economic, housing and demographic statistics for every community … Continue reading

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