Healthcare Disparities

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 | 342 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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Mental Health

Being Courageous About Your Health Inspires Other Hispanics to do the Same

13/05/2020 06:00am | 621 views

When it comes to accessing care more than one-fourth of Hispanic adults don’t have a place where they usually go when they’re sick or need advice about their health.

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Finance & Family

Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

07/04/2019 06:00am | 5193 views

African-Americans and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study said.

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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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