Healthcare Disparities

Preventive Care

Hispanic People at Risk for Heart Disease Going Untreated

14/04/2021 06:00am | 58 views

By Amy Norton, HealthDay Reporter


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Mental Health

Many Blacks, Hispanics Believe They'll Get Worse Care If Dementia Strikes

12/04/2021 06:00am | 116 views

Black and Hispanic Americans already face higher risks for dementia than the general population. Many also believe they'd get worse dementia care compared to white patients, according to a new Alzheimer's Association special report.

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How To Diversify America’S Doctor Workforce

07/04/2021 06:00am | 122 views

 

The U.S. is growing increasingly diverse. But the doctor workforce hasn't followed suit—at least, not as quickly.

That's among the findings of a recent study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.They conclude that there's a significant need for "more robust policies and programs to create a physician workforce that is demographically representative of the U.S. population."

 

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Preventive Care

Early U.S. Data Indicates Black And Hispanic Americans Lagging In Covid-19 Vaccinations

01/04/2021 06:00am | 172 views

(Reuters) - Early data on U.S. coronavirus vaccinations released on Monday suggests that Blacks and Hispanics received a smaller proportion of shots than their representation among healthcare workers and nursing home residents, two priority groups for COVID-19 inoculations.

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Preventive Care

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

28/03/2021 06:00am | 180 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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