News tagged with inequality

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Sexism and gender inequality

(Medical Xpress) -- Individual beliefs don’t stay confined to the person who has them; they can affect how a society functions. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Sc ...

Oct 28, 2011
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Cold homes cost lives

Cold homes cost lives and harm the environment, according to a BMJ editorial published today to coincide with a report commissioned by Friends of the Earth and written by Professor Sir Michael Marmot.

May 13, 2011
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Why do Scots die younger?

Life expectancy in Scotland is markedly lower compared to other European nations and the UK as a whole. But what are the reasons for this higher mortality? An explanatory framework, synthesising the evidence is published ...

May 29, 2012
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Obesity is a killer in nonsmoking women

Obesity is an important contributor to premature death in women who have never smoked, especially among women in low income groups, finds research published in the British Medical Journal today.

Jun 29, 2011
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Inequality

Inequality may refer to:

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