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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.
New mobile app can help the severity of COVID-19 cases

New mobile app can help the severity of COVID-19 cases

Report illuminates health and socioeconomic disparities in the District of Columbia

Report illuminates health and socioeconomic disparities in the District of Columbia

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

Montefiore and Einstein evaluate a new drug combination to fight COVID-19

APA survey: High stress related to coronavirus is the new normal for many parents

APA survey: High stress related to coronavirus is the new normal for many parents

Pandemic likely to cause lasting physical and mental health consequences, study finds

Pandemic likely to cause lasting physical and mental health consequences, study finds

Exposure to fine particulate matter can increase mortality in young patients with certain cancers

Exposure to fine particulate matter can increase mortality in young patients with certain cancers

COVID-19 has magnified health disparities among vulnerable population

COVID-19 has magnified health disparities among vulnerable population

Millions stuck at home with no plumbing, kitchen or space to stay safe

Millions stuck at home with no plumbing, kitchen or space to stay safe

Study shows how air pollution makes COVID-19 mortality worse for marginalized populations

Study shows how air pollution makes COVID-19 mortality worse for marginalized populations

Excluding children from COVID-19 clinical trials may limit their treatment options

Excluding children from COVID-19 clinical trials may limit their treatment options

Cancer patients with COVID-19 more likely to die from the disease

Cancer patients with COVID-19 more likely to die from the disease

American Lung Association responds to higher rates of COVID-19 impacts among minorities

American Lung Association responds to higher rates of COVID-19 impacts among minorities

Low levels of vitamin D may be linked to severe COVID-19

Low levels of vitamin D may be linked to severe COVID-19

COVID-19: Discrimination and inequality shape risk of severe illness and death

COVID-19: Discrimination and inequality shape risk of severe illness and death

Life in refugee camps causes havoc on the health of many children

Life in refugee camps causes havoc on the health of many children

Clinical trial to evaluate experimental COVID-19 drug is underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Clinical trial to evaluate experimental COVID-19 drug is underway at Montefiore and Einstein

Study looks at Russian trolls that polarize vaccination efforts

Study looks at Russian trolls that polarize vaccination efforts

BU creates COVID-19 US state policy database to track steps taken to slow the pandemic

BU creates COVID-19 US state policy database to track steps taken to slow the pandemic

Social determinants of health offer valuable information about a person's heart disease risk

Social determinants of health offer valuable information about a person's heart disease risk

Breast milk may help protect preemies from developing sepsis

Breast milk may help protect preemies from developing sepsis