Antibody Tests May Answer Public Health Questions

22/06/2020 06:00am | 214 views

 

June 1, 2020 -- Big-name medical testing companies like Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp have expanded access to antibody tests that can tell whether someone was recently infected with the coronavirus a few weeks after they’ve recovered from disease. You can order these tests online or go through your doctor.

 

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The Minority-Majority Shift: Two Decades That Will Change America—For The Health And Wellness Industry, It’s Time For A Check-Up

01/06/2020 06:00am | 341 views

by Isaac Mizrahi

 

2020 is the year when the majority of all Americans under seventeen years old will be from a minority background, a process that will culminate with a so-called “minority-majority” population by the mid-2040s. These demographic changes will bring about a significant transformation to Corporate America, and during the next few months, I will discuss some of these consequences, in each article targeting one specific area of our business environment.

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Younger blacks and Latinos are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates in California

18/05/2020 06:00am | 588 views

Black and Latino Californians ages 18 to 64 are dying more frequently of COVID-19 than their white and Asian counterparts relative to their share of the population, a Times analysis of state health department data shows.

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Health Care Adjusts To A More Diverse America

23/05/2017 06:00am | 4898 views

By Carl Costas, Politico

On any given day at the Salud Clinic, Lucrecia Maas might see 22 patients. They come to the community health center tucked away in an office park here needing cavities filled, prescriptions renewed and babies vaccinated. When they start to speak, it’s rarely in English. Sometimes it’s Hindi. Or Dari. Or Hmong. Or Russian.

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Hispanics in Philanthropy Helps Raise Funds for Groups on Intl Women's Day

11/05/2016 12:52pm | 5168 views

Tuesday is International Women's Day, and the organization Hispanics in Philanthropy is launching a unique crowd funding effort, HIPGive.org, to raise funds for non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in the Latino community.

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