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Health disparities between socio-economic classes are no new phenomena, but many people fail to realize just how much of an impact their bank account can have on their health. In just one example of the best health outcomes
Declaring that 'every child counts', UNICEF today urged greater effort and innovation to identify and address the gaps that prevent the most disadvantaged of the world's 2.2 billion children from enjoying their rights.
New research out of England indicates Americans with money are better able to handle a diagnosis of hypertension, by being more successfully able to lower their blood pressure than poorer populations. The study is one of many that shed light on
A new study indicates black people with colon cancer are less likely to receive quality treatment and more likely to die than their white counterparts. Racial disparities in health care and health outcomes in the United States are rarely
Racial and economic health disparities are a reality in the US and globally. But we are only beginning to understand all of the effects of these disparities. A new study from researchers with Washington University School of Medicine in St.
Correlation between low dietary fiber and an increased risk for cardiovascular risk Previous studies have shown that http://www.nlm.nih.gov/
New study shows 21% of seniors receive one high risk medication and 5% at least two Over six million seniors in http://www.medicare.gov/sign-up-change-plans/medicare-health-plans/medicare-advantage-
This is a story that unfolded and became another story. I've been back home to New Orleans just for a visit. I hoped it would have been better than before. I took a tour of the city and it was horrid looking at burnt-out abandon buildings that
Alberto Domnguez, Vice President of Wal-Mart Pharmasy Division Across this country, many Hispanics and other communities of color lack access to affordable health care. As someone with experience in the health care industry, I fully understand the
The enactment of the Affordable Care Act provides a unique opportunity to address the health care disparities that communities of color experience in the United States. The House Republicans’ “Pledge to America” plans to