A new analysis provides a data-centered look at the relationship between social characteristics, like race and income, and drinking water violations, finding that drinking water protections under the Safe Drinking Water Act are not equally...
D LevThe best predictor of whether US drinking water safety standards are enforced is the race of the people drinking the water.
Social determinants of health, indeed.
Food insecurity is paradoxically associated with obesity in the United States. Current hypotheses to explain this phenomenon are descriptive regarding…
D Lev@wwwehde@saragoldrickrab Right & this is only part of the story- there is also evidence suggesting that food scarcity may lead to metabolic changes, as one researcher put it: "fattening is a physiologically regulated response to threatened food supply"
D Lev@digiwonk@saragoldrickrab Yes and lots of research bears this out. For just one example:
Martin, K. S., & Ferris, A. M. (2007). Food insecurity and gender are risk factors for obesity. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 39(1), 31-36.
In early January, President Trump had a physical exam at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, a periodic rite for US presidents in the modern era. The results were made public a few days later, with fe…
D LevWhy does anyone care if the President is “obese” or merely “overweight?” What would releasing a president’s weight look like if the president were a woman?
I have some thoughts about masculinity, power, and the presidency. Up today @nursingclio