Less Heart Disease, Stroke in Immigrants Than in U.S.-born Citizens

Heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S., and stroke is the fifth-leading cause.

(Reuters Health) — People living in the U.S. but born elsewhere may have lower risk for heart disease and stroke than their native-born neighbors, suggests a new study.

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Teens who Hide Their Sexual Orientation Have Higher Suicide Risk

These findings among teens are similar to previous studies in adults, which also found links between sexual identity discordance, depression, drug and alcohol use, and suicidal ideation.

(Reuters) — Teens who hide their true sexual orientation are at higher risk for suicidal behaviors, a new study suggests.

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Robert Wood Johnson Health System's Brian Agnew a Leader in Development

Fundraising led by Agnew is set to prepare the health system for the next phase of healthcare.

Brian D. Agnew, Ph.D.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Obamacare Written by 'Women and Minorities,' Says Opposing Lawyer

In a Wall Street Journal profile, the attorney leading the anti-Obamacare effort makes sarcastic comments about ACA's source.

By Michael Nam

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Obamacare Even Works in Red States … If You Let It

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.

Two of the states that have had the most success with Obamacare are two states that have been among the most active in the Congressional efforts to repeal it: Kentucky and Arkansas.

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Cultural and Religious Consideration to Competent Healthcare

At Novant Health, a guide and videos were developed to assist professionals in providing quality healthcare that is sensitive to each patient's values.

Brooks, Ashton

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VIDEO: Hospital Supplier Diversity—Strategic Plans Build Value and Engage Communities

For hospitals, finding diverse suppliers can be a challenge. Mary Beth Levine, Vice President, System Resource Management, University Hospitals, shared best practices on reaching MBEs and WBEs at DiversityInc's event.

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