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A growing number of California counties are deploying RVs to address the mental health needs of residents in isolated regions.
A long history of racism and cruel experimentation in health care are among the reasons African-American families oppose donating patients’ brains for study.
Although deaths from colorectal cancer are declining, researchers find rates of the disease among white men and women younger than 55 have spiked since the mid-1990s.
A new study suggests 13 percent of two-year college students can’t consistently get access to or afford enough food.
Fewer than 8 percent of enrollees in medical studies are Hispanic. Those who don’t participate have less access to cutting-edge treatments, and researchers have less data on how a drug works within the Hispanic population.
Los ensayos clínicos permiten que miles de pacientes reciban drogas y terapias de avanzada. Pero los hispanos muchas veces no logran acceder a esta opción, por múltiples disparidades.
HHS Secretary Tom Price and President Donald Trump have vowed to use administrative powers to mitigate the health law rules that created “burdens” or that don’t match up with their agenda.
The lawsuit is a civil rights case on behalf of Latinos, who comprise nearly half of the program’s enrollees. But the advocates who filed it also hope to get class action certification for all Medi-Cal enrollees.
A new study shows that a lower proportion of Asian women get timely follow-up appointments after abnormal mammograms than whites.
The researchers looked at 11 services that medical groups have said are often unnecessary and found that blacks and Hispanics got them at higher rates than whites.