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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.
A recent study reveals several possible reasons as to why Blacks are significantly more likely to die of a stroke than whites.
Unconscious bias in psychotherapists may lead to disparities in who receives health care based on race and class, a study found.
Two of the states with the greatest success in implementing Obamacare are a pair of largely anti-Obamacare states. But one used a neat trick to make it work.
A Partnership Program of NJTV, Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion (OIDI), Latino Leadership Alliance Foundation and RU-TV
The educational goal of the documentary is to increase awareness of the social and cultural factors that compound illnesses in Latino communities in New Jersey.
A 9-year-old Colorado girl is suspended from school for going bald in support of a friend who is receiving cancer treatment. What excuse did her elementary school give for sending her home?
Doctors are hopeful as a second baby appears to have been cured of the HIV virus. What does this mean for people living with AIDS?
While Latinos have been known to live longer than most other Americans, their children may not follow the same pattern. A new, large-scale study explains why.