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Health disparities (also called healthcare inequality in some countries) refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and socioeconomic groups.
Early treatment for stroke patients could help prevent disability and improve chances of recovery

Early treatment for stroke patients could help prevent disability and improve chances of recovery

UBC researchers find variation in kindergarten vaccination rates among local areas in Metro Vancouver

UBC researchers find variation in kindergarten vaccination rates among local areas in Metro Vancouver

Bilingual support group addressing health needs of lupus patients has positive impact, study finds

Bilingual support group addressing health needs of lupus patients has positive impact, study finds

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Lower drug copays lead to reduction in hospitalizations among indigenous people in Australia

Safety of generic oncology drugs in developing countries is uncertain, say researchers

Safety of generic oncology drugs in developing countries is uncertain, say researchers

New IU study finds neutral attitudes toward bisexual men and women

New IU study finds neutral attitudes toward bisexual men and women

New oncogene may contribute to high incidence of prostate cancer among African American men

New oncogene may contribute to high incidence of prostate cancer among African American men

NIH funds innovative study to examine use of text messaging in improving diabetes care

NIH funds innovative study to examine use of text messaging in improving diabetes care

Einstein researchers awarded $2.6 million NIH grant to develop effective cancer immunotherapies

Einstein researchers awarded $2.6 million NIH grant to develop effective cancer immunotherapies

Human life span already attained maximum limit, study finds

Human life span already attained maximum limit, study finds

Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approach

Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approach

Setting and achieving income, career goals may improve overall health of Native Americans

Setting and achieving income, career goals may improve overall health of Native Americans

Changes to city design, transport can have significant impact on health

Changes to city design, transport can have significant impact on health

AAFP awards highest honor to North Carolina physician Karen L. Smith

AAFP awards highest honor to North Carolina physician Karen L. Smith

Moffitt Cancer Center addresses cancer-related needs and concerns of LGBTQ community

Moffitt Cancer Center addresses cancer-related needs and concerns of LGBTQ community

UGA forms partnership with The Forum Institute to implement preconception to infancy initiative

UGA forms partnership with The Forum Institute to implement preconception to infancy initiative

Novel Trojan Horse antibody strategy may target Ebola's Achilles' heel

Novel Trojan Horse antibody strategy may target Ebola's Achilles' heel

Research suggests living in racially hostile environment can shorten lives of blacks and whites

Research suggests living in racially hostile environment can shorten lives of blacks and whites

Advances in IT sophistication can lead to potential improvements in health care quality measures

Advances in IT sophistication can lead to potential improvements in health care quality measures

FAU's College of Nursing receives HRSA grant for advanced education program

FAU's College of Nursing receives HRSA grant for advanced education program