Healthcare Disparities

Study finds significant variation in trust of health information by Hispanics

07/08/2020 06:00am | 19 views

Reviewed by Emily Henderson

Hispanic adults vary widely in their reported trust of health information sources, suggesting that information tailored to specific ethnic subgroups and targeted by age group may be beneficial, according to results of a study by SUNY Downstate Assistant Professor Marlene Camacho-Rivera, MS, MPH, ScD. The study is highlighted in the July 2020 issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Underscores Health Disparities in Hispanic Communities in the US

03/08/2020 06:00am | 44 views

By Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the Hispanic population in the United States heavily due to the many health inequities that this community faces. In order to provide greater support to minorities, these disparities in the healthcare system must be addressed.

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Hispanic Americans Being Hit Hard By COVID-19

19/07/2020 06:00am | 240 views

By Amy Norton/HealthDay Reporter

COVID-19 is being diagnosed in Hispanic communities at a disproportionately high rate, a new study of the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area shows.

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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 | 491 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 | 764 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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