Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: health disparities

Heart Failure in the Black Community: ...

The liver can regenerate. A lost arm or leg can be replaced with a man-made prosthetic. But the heart cannot be so easily fixed....

Study: Blacks Less Likely to be Referred...

Black patients make fewer outpatient visits to neurologists than their white counterparts but pay more, according to a recently released study published in Neurology,...

Health Group, Clergy Team Up to Fight...

Several members of clergy and the Health Promotion Action Coalition gathered for a weekly luncheon Thursday to discuss plausible solutions for alleviating health disparities found...

Researcher Suggests Prostate Cancer May Kill More...

A new study in JAMA Oncology adds to the growing body of evidence showing there are stark racial disparities in the American healthcare system....

Researchers Invest More Than $1 Billion to...

For more than a decade researchers have invested over $1 billion to study the connection between race and disparities in health. It’s a staggering amount of...

Discriminatory Public Transportation Systems Are Yet Another...

One small community that rests in the shadow of the Peace Bridge is suffering from the detrimental effects of racism that have plagued many...

These 2 Women Are Among the Oldest...

Two of the oldest people alive, Jeralean Talley and Susannah Mushatt Jones, are both 115-year-old Black women who have lived through the historical events...

Poor and Black Diabetics More Likely to...

People with diabetes in low-income neighborhoods are 10 times more likely than those from wealthy areas to have their lower limbs (legs, foot, or...