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Long run differences in mortality rates between Indigenous and white Australians 1788-2000
The persistent lower-life expectancy of Indigenous Australians reflects contemporary social failures and the impact of a violent colonial past.
Martin Shanahan - January 29, 2023
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Medical progress and health inequality: penicillin in Italy
This post argues that the introduction of penicillin in post-war Italy led to lower levels of regional health inequality.
Grant Miller & Jurre Jochemsen - January 9, 2023
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Tea Drinking Curbed Mortality Rates in England
The introduction of tea in 18th century England resulted in an increase in consumption of boiled water, thereby reducing mortality rates.
Francisca M. Antman - December 11, 2022
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Socioeconomic Health Inequalities are a Matter of Human Rights
Human rights are an authoritative moral and legal framework that can be used by governments to reduce socioeconomic health inequalities
Brigit Toebes - November 20, 2022
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Missing Women in Colonial India
This post presents patterns of missing women in Colonial India. Male-biased sex ratios emerge most visibly after age 10.
James Fenske & colleagues - November 6, 2022
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Epidemic Disease and Indigenous Survival: Research Findings for Colonial Latin America
Post-contact depopulation in the New World resulted from the introduction of epidemic diseases to which Indigenous peoples were defenceless.
W. George Lovell - October 23, 2022
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Indigenous #Australians exhibit persistent lower life expectancy levels.

Martin Shanahan (@UniversitySA) argues this reflects contemporary social failures and the impact of a violent #colonial past.

#health #demography #history #Australia

https://lrhmatters.com/wellbeing/long-run-differences-in-mortality-rates-between-indigenous-and-white-australians-1788-2000

Indigenous #Australians exhibit persistent lower life expectancy levels.

Martin Shanahan (@UniversitySA) argues this reflects contemporary social failures and the impact of a violent #colonial past.

#health #demography #history #Australia

https://lrhmatters.com/wellbeing/long-run-differences-in-mortality-rates-between-indigenous-and-white-australians-1788-2000

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Pierre Lack (ex @LSEnews) examines trends in subjective well-being in UK men between 1800 and 1900.

Emotional wellbeing, as indicated by language used in pamphlets, was stagnant despite GDP growth, supporting the Easterlin Paradox

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https://lrhmatters.com/wellbeing/the-trend-of-emotional-well-being-in-nineteenth-century-britain

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