News tagged with hispanics

Breast cancer risk factors differ among races

A new study finds that factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer among white women have less influence in Hispanic women. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Societ ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Cancer
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Professor examines race and sentencing

A Sam Houston State University professor is working on a series of studies that examine the effects of race and ethnicity on state and federal sentencing outcomes, including incarceration and sentence length decisions.

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Social Sciences
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For minorities, new 'digital divide' seen

(AP) -- When the personal computer revolution began decades ago, Latinos and blacks were much less likely to use one of the marvelous new machines. Then, when the Internet began to change life as we know it, ...

dateJan 09, 2011 in Internet
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In US, Hispanics outlive whites, blacks by years

(AP) -- U.S. Hispanics can expect to outlive whites by more than two years and blacks by more than seven, government researchers say in a startling report that is the first to calculate Hispanic life expectancy in this country.

dateOct 13, 2010 in Health
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