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Blacks represented 12 percent of the U.S. population and 44 of new HIV diagnoses in 2016.
The provision allows assistance on mental health, substance abuse and parenting whenever any child is deemed at imminent risk of entering foster care.
Some hospitals and state agencies don't want to inform child protective services about infants born with drugs in their systems, so long as the mother is taking prescribed opioids such as methadone or hydrocodone.
Some women might benefit from more time and better educational materials to inform their treatment choices.
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Among very preterm infants, Black and Hispanic babies are more likely than white ones to be born at hospitals with worse death and complication rates.
Male physicians in the U.S., across almost every specialty, took in more money from the biomedical industry in 2015 than their female peers, a new study suggests.
Even though Black adults are more likely to develop diabetes than white adults, the increased risk is largely due to obesity and other risk factors that may be possible to change, a study suggests.
Most notably, a central unaffiliated neurotrauma consultant (UNC) was stationed at the command center that has been used primarily for game-replay review.
Plenty of previous research has found minority patients often have worse survival odds and more complications than white patients.
The results suggest that clinicians need to consider patients’ education levels when communicating with them about follow-up care.
“It’s an opportunity for me to use my voice to help in finding a cure for the disease,” Jackson said in a statement.
Genetic differences between African Americans and other ethnic groups appear to explain only a small part of the disparity in cardiovascular disease rates and outcomes.
For low-wealth individuals, health care or financial benefits alone may not be enough to improve their health trajectory.
Findings from Humana, Dr. Stacy L. Smith at the University of Southern California explore the connection between negative senior portrayals on television and their effect on mental and physical health.
Voters in counties where life expectancy has stagnated and declined in recent years were more likely to abandon the Democratic Party to help elect President Donald Trump.
About 61 percent of transgender and gender nonconforming students reported suicidal thoughts, compared to 20 percent their cisgender peers.
All but one — a neuropathologist discovered 110 out of 111 brains donated from NFL players have CTE, a neurodegenerative brain disease caused by blows to the head.
A shift in how donor kidneys are allocated has been linked with higher transplant rates for Black and Hispanic patients.
When ambulances go on diversion, bypassing the nearest hospital because emergency rooms are overcrowded, Black patients may be more likely to die following a heart attack.
White and Black children in the United States did not benefit equally from a recent reduction in infant mortality, according to new research.
The original draft of the Republican bill was opposed by at least nine Republican senators.
Experiences with discrimination were a strong determinant of poor sleep, and in particular, short sleep duration and poor sleep quality.
When they had not experienced these forms of discrimination, children and young adults were almost twice as likely to have well-controlled asthma than when they had.