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Cultural and social factors influence prostate cancer treatment
...men in all three groups were much more likely than unmarried
men to receive curative treatment over watchful waiting, and they were also more likely than their unmarried
counterparts to receive prostatectomy compared with radiation. The authors summarize, "This study ...
Many children are undervaccinated or have delayed vaccinations in their first 2 years of life
...with severe delay included having a mother who was unmarried
or who did not have a college degree, living in a household with 2 or more children, being non-Hispanic black, having 2 or more vaccination providers, and using public vaccination provider(s). "Interventions must be focused on plans that could best a...
'Marital strain' increases women's risk of death, heart disease
...ure and a less favorable lipid profile compared to unmarried
men," Eaker said. "Unmarried men were more likely...d men were about half as likely to die compared to unmarried
men. On the other hand, marital status and the more traditional measures of marital strain had no e...
Unmarried women say they feel misunderstood in doctors' offices
...VIDENCE, R.I. -- Regardless of sexual orientation, unmarried
women ages 40 to 75 voiced reluctance to undergo r...t studies to focus on why the more than 20 million unmarried
women between the ages of 40 and 75 in this country are less likely than married women to obtain reg...
Abortion may not, after all, affect birth weight of future babies
...tely two-thirds of the women who receive an MA are unmarried
and have no children. Says Dr. Louis Keith, assistant editor of the journal: "This paper from China addresses an important and long-standing question regarding the effect of elective medical pregnancy termination on health in a subsequent pregnancy. ...
Research shows that male smokers who want a long life should get married
...% per cent less likely to die over the period than unmarried
men. This effect was smaller for women. Married women were 2.9% less likely to die than unmarried
women. This bonus in male longevity more than compensates for the increased chance of dying from smo...
Ovarian carcinoma, ethnicity, and survival
...erican women were also 2.4 times more likely to be unmarried
compared to Caucasian women. African-American women were 50% more likely to have Stage IV disease and more likely to have lymph node involvement and distant metastases than Caucasian women. African-American women were 40% more likely not to undergo...
Can poor growth explain link between marital status and health?
...ely to marry, but can slow growth also explain why unmarried
people are more likely to die of heart disease? Re...rates from heart disease and stroke were higher in unmarried
men than in married men. However, they suggest that differences associated with marital status in r...
Award-winning book looks at responsibility for sick babies in hospitals
...d not be responsible." The expectations for young unmarried
mothers also are relatively low. The NICU staff ar...enting. "But despite those arguments, expecting an unmarried
mother to visit her baby only once a month is unacceptable," said Heimer. "If a middle-class married...
US AIDS cases, deaths, and HIV infections appear stable
...has increased since the 1980's, only 40 percent of unmarried
people, and only 23 percent of drug users, report using condoms. And while prevention programs have helped to increase the number of injection drug users using clean needles, roughly 20 percent continue to share needles. The report found that the le...
Bad neighborhoods can cause depression
...uals with low income, and unemployed, younger, and unmarried
individuals -- all of whom are known to have higher depression levels than their counterparts: men, individuals with high income, and employed, older, and married individuals. But Ross also found that disadvantaged neighborhoods exert their own impac...
The silent time bomb: divorce, health care and the baby boom generation
...s 70 and older in 1993. The researchers sought out unmarried
parents with children or stepchildren, either widowed or divorced, and based their conclusions on a survey sample of 2,840 individuals. (Married couples are likely to take care of each other.) The subjects all were young people before and during Worl...
Suicide is higher among socially fragmented rather than deprived populations
...ed accommodation is high and with large numbers of unmarried
people] have higher rates of suicide than those living in poor areas, suggest researchers from Bristol in this weeks BMJ. In their study of 633 parliamentary constituencies in Great Britain, Dr Elise Whitley and colleagues from the University of Br...
UI Study Finds Social Support May Increase Longevity Of People With Schizophrenia
...ed that marriedpatients lived somewhat longer than unmarried
patients. The causes of death in the patients with schizophrenia were similar to thosefound in the general population of that time period. For example, cardiovasculardisease caused more than one-third of the deaths. "The physical health of psychiatri...