- Author: The Lancet by Elizabeth Gourd
There is now a higher incidence of lung cancer in young women than young men in the USA, suggesting a reversal of historical incidence patterns, according to a recent report.
In a nationwide population-based study, Ahmedin Jemal (American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA, USA) and colleagues examined data from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries for cases of invasive lung cancer in patients aged 30–54 years who were diagnosed between 1995 and 2014 across 46 US states and the District of Columbia.
The incidence of lung cancer was analyzed according to patients' sex, race, ethnic group, age group, year of birth, and year of...
- Author: Fox News Latino By Soni Sangha
Birth rates among Latinas are at an all-time low, piquing the attention of demographers and sociologists.
“The intensity of the drop, particularly of Hispanics and immigrants, is very striking,” said Gretchen Livingston, senior researcher from Pew Research Center.
What is so intriguing, they say, is that the numbers go beyond the economy's dip and seem to correlate – at least in part – to a growing prosperity among Latinos.
“There is a stereotype that Latinos have these extraordinary large families and that Latinas have many more children than other groups,” said Jody Aguis Vallejo, a sociology professor at the University of Southern California. “This is a false...
A report published by The Urban Institute examines 40 indicators of well-being of immigrant and nonimmigrant youth. The purpose is to assess inequalities between immigrant and nonimmigrant youth, and to trace the progress of immigrant youth across generations. The report presents outcomes for all immigrant and nonimmigrant youth and then breaks out findings for Latinos and for Asians, Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. To present a broad picture of achievement, this report covers a wide range of outcomes pertaining to demography, geography, education, work, disconnectedness, income, health, use of technology, and...
- Author: ScienceDaily.com
Hispanic teenagers who learn English well enough to engage in friendships and activities with members of mainstream U.S. culture are more likely to succeed in school and feel better about themselves and their futures, according to findings from "Cross-cultural Adaptation of Hispanic Youth: A Study of Communication Patterns, Functional Fitness, and Psychological Health," published online today in the National Communication Association's journal, Communication Monographs.The authors of this study found that the engagement of Hispanic youth in extracurricular activities and other English...
- Posted By: Lisa M. Rawleigh
- Written by: Reuters, Martinne Geller
U.S. children and teenagers are seeing far more soda advertising than before, with blacks and Hispanics the major targets, as marketers have expanded online, according to a story by Reuters.
The report from the Yale University Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity also said many fruit and energy drinks, which are popular with teenagers, have as much added sugar and as many calories as regular soda.
Children's and teens' exposure to full-calorie soda ads on television doubled from 2008 to 2010, fueled by increases from Coca-Cola Co and Dr Pepper...