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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.
Experts highlight emerging trends in spina bifida care

Experts highlight emerging trends in spina bifida care

UT Southwestern researchers explain racial disparities in heart failure risk

UT Southwestern researchers explain racial disparities in heart failure risk

Researchers identify new pathway as biological target for colon cancer

Researchers identify new pathway as biological target for colon cancer

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Adequate health insurance could reduce racial outcome disparities in breast cancer

Adequate health insurance could reduce racial outcome disparities in breast cancer

New Yorkers are being treated sooner after HIV infection, study shows

New Yorkers are being treated sooner after HIV infection, study shows

Worksite intervention can help address lung cancer disparity in rural Kentucky

Worksite intervention can help address lung cancer disparity in rural Kentucky

Artistic interest lengthens the lifespan

Artistic interest lengthens the lifespan

First National LGBTQ Health Summit addresses LGBTQ health issues

First National LGBTQ Health Summit addresses LGBTQ health issues

Congressional taskforce report highlights alarming trends in Black youth suicide rates

Congressional taskforce report highlights alarming trends in Black youth suicide rates

New metrics needed to evaluate public health response to HIV in the U.S.

New metrics needed to evaluate public health response to HIV in the U.S.

Alterations in environmental factors may contribute to endometrial cancer

Alterations in environmental factors may contribute to endometrial cancer

ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing

ACMG recommends evaluations of breast cancer patients before genetic testing

IBM announces collaborations, launches AI Imaging Marketplace and Clinical Review 3.0 at RSNA

IBM announces collaborations, launches AI Imaging Marketplace and Clinical Review 3.0 at RSNA

Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer

Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer

Experts at AGS-NIA U13 conference provide insights on bone and soft-tissue disorders

Experts at AGS-NIA U13 conference provide insights on bone and soft-tissue disorders

New study aims to understand surrogate decision challenges for LGBT patients with Alzheimer's

New study aims to understand surrogate decision challenges for LGBT patients with Alzheimer's

Expansion of HIV treatment eligibility leads to large increase in ART initiation among youth

Expansion of HIV treatment eligibility leads to large increase in ART initiation among youth

Discovery could offer insight into different risk of diseases in African Americans

Discovery could offer insight into different risk of diseases in African Americans

Deportation worries appear to double the risk of developing high blood pressure

Deportation worries appear to double the risk of developing high blood pressure