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  1. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:30am

  2. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  3. Unequal Health Outcomes in the United States: A Report to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, National Health Law Program (2008)

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the overwhelming racial disparities in health care access and treatment in the United States, and approaches the problem as a human right violation. The report describes the massive health care disparities in g ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/10/2018 5:25pm

  4. Chronic Indifference: HIV/AIDS Services for Immigrants Detained by the United States, Human Rights Watch (2008)

    This report describes the failure of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide basic health care services to HIV-positive immigrants living in detention facilities. Due to the passage ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/5/2017 4:02pm

  5. The Health Care Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS: Insights from a Focus Group (October 2003), Henry Kaiser Family Foundation

    The Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned a racially diverse group study of lower-income women with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Miami and Savannah to hear directly from them about their lives and the challenges they face in obtaining a full-ran ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Vickie Mayes, PhD., et al, Heterogeneity of Health Disparities Among African American, Hispanic and Asian American Women: Unrecognized Influences of Sexual Orientation, 92 American Journal of Health 632 (April 2002)

    This study compared health indicators, health status, behavioral risks and access barriers among self-identified African American, Hispanic, Asian-Americana and white lesbian/bisexual and heterosexual women in Los Angeles county. Among the racial groups, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/12/2018 4:46pm

  7. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm