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“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.
“Don’t blame rape victims for not resisting,” said the lead author of the study. “It’s a normal biological reaction when exposed to an extreme threat.”
Half of white women in the study got follow-up tests within 15 days, compared with 19 days for Japanese women, 28 days for Filipina women and 32 days for Vietnamese women.
Heart health in the U.S. has generally improved since the start of the 21st century, but not for adults living in poverty, a new study suggests.
Younger Black people in their 20s, 30s and 40s are living with, or dying from, diseases that are typically seen in older people.
People with serious psychological distress are three times more likely to be too poor to afford care and 10 times more likely to be unable to pay for medications.
Study participants lost an average of 10 pounds each.
The four-year grant is aimed at finding new approaches to address the ways the workplace can affect health and safety.
Make 2017 the year you actually keep them with these simple strategies.
An analysis of TV-viewing patterns and related exposure to ads provides answers, and leads to the question, what are the health implications?
Researchers say ingredients in products pose a risk of hormone disruption, developmental and reproductive damage and cancer.
EY and the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality collaborate to help health care organizations improve patient safety.