Healthcare Disparities

Finance & Family

Blacks, Hispanics breathe more pollution than they make

07/04/2019 06:00am | 1699 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 | 4452 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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City of Hope is Actively Seeking Diverse Students for its Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences

22/05/2017 06:00am | 4600 views

What do you want to be when you grow up? What’s your major? Those two common questions shape much of how we see our careers—first as an identity (a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher), then through the practical lens of the path that will get us from school to a good-paying job. 

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Preventive Care

Air Pollution May Raise Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

19/05/2017 06:00am | 5002 views

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter

High levels of air pollution may increase some Hispanic children's risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.

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UCLA Seeks to Provide More Latino Doctors in Hispanic Communities

02/02/2017 06:00am | 4558 views

When he was 7 years old, Guillermo Padilla landed in the hospital with appendicitis. While a frightening experience for any child, it was even more so for the young boy who spoke little English. His parents — Mexican immigrants who were determined that their son learn Spanish first — had to translate for him. That made an indelible impression on the youngster.

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