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Poll: Most Americans support expanded telehealth, including for mental health care

22/08/2021 06:00am | 1957 views

Most Americans supported the expansion of telehealth, and a significant portion of the populations reported using telehealth services, according to results of a national opinion poll by the American Psychiatric Association.

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Black, Hispanic Or Latinx Adults Twice As Likely To Report Worse Covid-19 Access

28/03/2021 06:00am | 2191 views

Black and Hispanic or Latinx individuals in the United States are twice as likely as white individuals to say their access to COVID-19 treatments, vaccines and health care is worse than other racial or ethnic groups, an online poll found.



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COVID-19 adds urgency to fight against inequities in cancer care

25/09/2020 06:00am | 3382 views

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified inequities that historically underrepresented populations have faced for decades in the U.S. health care setting.

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CV medications underused by Hispanic/Latino patients with PAD

18/08/2020 06:00am | 2490 views

Hispanic and Latino patients with peripheral artery disease underuse guideline-recommended CV medications such as antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies, researchers found.

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Intensive Lifestyle Intervention Improves Body Weight, Glucose Profile in Hispanic Women

12/05/2016 12:30am | 7401 views

Hispanic women with pre-diabetes randomly assigned to 14 weeks of intensive lifestyle intervention, including cooking demonstrations and group grocery store trips, saw a significant decrease in body weight, waist circumference and fasting insulin at 1 year vs. women assigned to usual care, according to recent findings.

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