News tagged with socioeconomic status

Wealth buys health -- even in China

Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people, and that this "health gap" between the haves and have-nots gets worse as people get older. But is that because the U.S. ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Health
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Financial hardship contributes to diagnosis anxiety

A new analysis has found that women with medium or low levels of income are particularly susceptible to anxiety and depression after being diagnosed with the precancerous breast condition, ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). ...

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Cancer
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Does race, income predict prostate cancer outcome?

A patient's socioeconomic status (income, martial status and race) has absolutely no impact on his outcome following curative radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer, according to a new study from Henry Ford ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Cancer
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Legal counsel affects death penalty cases

Legal counsel is a matter of life and death in Houston, but it is not necessarily tied to a defendant's socioeconomic status, according to new research by Scott Phillips, associate professor of sociology and criminology at ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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