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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.
Researchers examine FOP nutrition labels to improve packaged foods

Researchers examine FOP nutrition labels to improve packaged foods

Mothers' vitamin D levels during pregnancy positively associated with their children's IQ

Mothers' vitamin D levels during pregnancy positively associated with their children's IQ

Study analyzes racial disparities in end-of-life care

Study analyzes racial disparities in end-of-life care

Tabba Heart Institute and IHME partner to improve cardiovascular health in Pakistan

Tabba Heart Institute and IHME partner to improve cardiovascular health in Pakistan

$14 million grant awarded to mitigate the impact of cancer on Pacific Islanders

$14 million grant awarded to mitigate the impact of cancer on Pacific Islanders

Researchers receive more than $1 million NIH grants for COVID-19 pandemic-related projects

Researchers receive more than $1 million NIH grants for COVID-19 pandemic-related projects

LGBTQ+ campus resource centers are essential to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ students

LGBTQ+ campus resource centers are essential to meet the needs of LGBTQ+ students

Study explains large geographic health disparities in the U.S.

Study explains large geographic health disparities in the U.S.

Researchers design comprehensive toolkit to help Ohioans at higher COVID-19 risk

Researchers design comprehensive toolkit to help Ohioans at higher COVID-19 risk

New moms behind bars get help from someone who’s been there

New moms behind bars get help from someone who’s been there

Transgenders who experience stigma are more likely to have poor mental health outcomes

Transgenders who experience stigma are more likely to have poor mental health outcomes

Multi-faceted approach required to improve cardiovascular health of LGBTQ population

Multi-faceted approach required to improve cardiovascular health of LGBTQ population

A global review of COVID-19 impact on cancer treatment and research

A global review of COVID-19 impact on cancer treatment and research

New coalition across California to address COVID-19's impact on communities at risk

New coalition across California to address COVID-19's impact on communities at risk

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

UB researchers receive grant to help pharmacies build community health worker programs

UB researchers receive grant to help pharmacies build community health worker programs

Researchers receive NCI grant to study role of collagens in breast cancer

Researchers receive NCI grant to study role of collagens in breast cancer

Study links poorer cognitive performance with greater risk for impaired daily life activities

Study links poorer cognitive performance with greater risk for impaired daily life activities

NIH awards $5 million grant to reduce COVID-19-related health disparities

NIH awards $5 million grant to reduce COVID-19-related health disparities