Health Disparities News and Research

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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.
Survey results highlight the need for better communication between patients and HCPs about bacterial vaginosis

Survey results highlight the need for better communication between patients and HCPs about bacterial vaginosis

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program  may be higher than expected reimbursement

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program may be higher than expected reimbursement

Moms' tight work schedules may affect their children's sleep

Moms' tight work schedules may affect their children's sleep

Over 20% of women are paying out-of-pocket costs for their screening mammogram, shows study

Over 20% of women are paying out-of-pocket costs for their screening mammogram, shows study

Research explores how community efforts can help fight childhood obesity

Research explores how community efforts can help fight childhood obesity

UIC receives grant to reduce sexually transmitted infections among South African women

UIC receives grant to reduce sexually transmitted infections among South African women

Study suggests diet as major contributor for high risk of hypertension in black Americans

Study suggests diet as major contributor for high risk of hypertension in black Americans

Experts identify emerging frontiers in skin cancer and pigment diseases

Experts identify emerging frontiers in skin cancer and pigment diseases

Early PSA testing in black men could help predict future development of prostate cancer

Early PSA testing in black men could help predict future development of prostate cancer

Web-based intervention could increase parent-adolescent communication related to sexual risk

Web-based intervention could increase parent-adolescent communication related to sexual risk

NIMHD-funded study to focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors

NIMHD-funded study to focus on hurricane-related psychosocial stressors

Regular bedtime and wake time important for heart, metabolic health even among adults

Regular bedtime and wake time important for heart, metabolic health even among adults

Hispanic communities with high proportions of Hispanics face more cardiovascular-related death

Hispanic communities with high proportions of Hispanics face more cardiovascular-related death

Study: Women exposed to trauma in their lives gave birth to underweight male infants

Study: Women exposed to trauma in their lives gave birth to underweight male infants

Study examining mental health among students finds significant disparities in treatment across race

Study examining mental health among students finds significant disparities in treatment across race

More women veterans with chronic pain use CIH therapies than men

More women veterans with chronic pain use CIH therapies than men

Study explores attitudes of Chinese immigrant women on roles of children, spouse in their health

Study explores attitudes of Chinese immigrant women on roles of children, spouse in their health

Overweight and obese women can safely limit weight gain during pregnancy with diet and exercise

Overweight and obese women can safely limit weight gain during pregnancy with diet and exercise

GSA chooses Fredriksen-Goldsen as 2018 recipient of Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging

GSA chooses Fredriksen-Goldsen as 2018 recipient of Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging

UAH And UA announce brand-new joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program

UAH And UA announce brand-new joint Nursing Science Ph.D. program