There are a lot of ways Dr. Kent Bream would describe the lines of people waiting, sometimes for hours, for COVID-19 vaccines at his community health clinic in West Philadelphia. Eager. Impatient. Frustrated, even. But "hesitant" doesn't come to mind.
The goal is to intervene early so that fewer Latino women develop Type 2 diabetes.
It's a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots of birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations — and a colonoscopy.
Solicit opinions about health insurance and you're almost guaranteed to find consensus: It's mystifying and irritating.
Hispanic people much are less likely to get cancer than non-Hispanic whites, but it's also their leading cause of death.