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New research suggests that race plays a role in how kids perceive the pain felt by others. Does this allow white kids to think it’s OK to bully and hurt Blacks?
Researchers reveal five behaviors that together can decrease symptoms of dementia or cognitive decline by 60 percent. Exercise is one—what are the others?
A new study finds that after a certain age, women are at a much greater risk of Alzheimer’s than men. The new numbers are stunning, placing Alzheimer’s ahead of another deadly disease.
What prompted Michigan leukemia patient Julie Boonstra to speak out against the Affordable Care Act in an ad paid for by the Koch brothers’ Americans for Prosperity, when she's actually going to save thousands of dollars?
Dangers and mortality rates for Black women suffering from breast cancer are on the increase, according to a new study, and advanced technology is partly to blame. Why is this happening and what can be done to help Black women live longer, healthier lives?
CVS says sale of such products is “inconsistent with our purpose” as company evolves from retailer into healthcare company.
Kaiser Permanente Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Dr. Ronald Copeland shares how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired him to champion healthcare injustices.
Researchers say income, education and sources of information don’t explain racial gaps in the use of proper car seats. So what does?
Studies find Latinas are at a higher risk of a very serious condition, but put themselves in greater danger by how they view their bodies. This comes as a pop star brings more attention to another key risk factor Latinas face.
Millions of uninsured Latinos have been denied the opportunity to enroll for health insurance because of problems with CiudadoDeSalud.gov.
New research study’s results find one key factor in a surprising subset of participants. What is it and what is the effect on Black men?
Researchers use a single chart to demonstrate how the states that have blocked benefits of the Affordable Care Act are hurting their residents. See it here.
Racial gaps in breast cancer mortality rates vary wildly by state. Which states have the largest gaps? Which states have the smallest? And what do these states have in common?
Study that looked at several meals commonly linked with obesity found that one particular food stands out. Which is it?
Does growing up in a single-parent household put Black Americans at higher risk for long-term health problems? A new research study found a surprising link.
What are must-haves for a hospital system seeking to communicate its diversity commitment on its external website?
Walmart Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Share Our Strength to Increase the Availability of Nutrition Education Programs for Families
Grant provides more than 100,000 Americans with access to Cooking Matters program, offering hands-on cooking classes, interactive grocery store tours and high-quality nutrition education nationwide.
Technology and unexpectedly high website traffic combine to frustrate those looking to enter the health-insurance marketplace.
On the job for just a matter of days, FOX News’ newest contributor takes conservative condemnation of the healthcare law to a new level.
The merger of Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners has created a healthcare system that will need to increase its focus on diversity.
Dr. Jeanne Varrone, Vice President for Clinical Research at Boehringer Ingelheim, believes that there has never been a more important time for women to enter and succeed in the medical profession.
Kaiser Permanente Demonstrates Commitment to Early Detection With Guinness World Record in Mammograms
A total of 5,939 possibly lifesaving mammograms were administered at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the country.
The Affordable Care Act was partly inspired by a smaller-scale law already in place—and this one has worked.
Adding insult to injury, political posturing not only hurts those that the Affordable Care Act was intended to help the most, but also makes them subject to fines.