The rural epidemic is driven by outbreaks in counties with prisons, meat and poultry, and nursing homes. They're also disproportionately Hispanic, American Indian, and Black.
Philip Cohen at 50, having been 14 in 1981
14-year-old me is never going to believe this.
Weathering and delayed births, get your norms off my body edition
For Black women, the health risks increase linearly with age at birth. Why wait?
Marriage rates among people with disabilities (save the data edition)
Wide range of marriage rates across disability types for people of different racial-ethnic groups -- and why we need more data like this.
Life expectancy update, disparity edition
Life expectancy is increasing in the U.S. But life disparity is higher for Blacks than for Whites.
Immigrant health paradox update
Updating research on the surprising fact that immigrants are healthier than their U.S.-born coethnics.
Home birth is more dangerous. Discuss.
Birth complications are somewhere between a hangover and a nuclear meltdown. What do we do to prevent them?
Are White women high school dropouts getting sicker?
Looks to me like the health of White high school dropouts as a group is getting worse because healthier people are leaving (or never entering) it.
Life expectancy, life disparity
It's not just how long the average person lives that matters, but how early the average person dies compared with how long the average person lives.
Off topic: My 5-year cancerversary
Pre-test probability is low. Relax. Good luck!