Health Disparities - Diverse Health

Panel: Pandemic Has Exposed Long-Standing Health Inequities

by James Dean | August 03, 2020
While the coronavirus pandemic is frequently described as unprecedented, its disproportionate t [...] Read more

Health Illiteracy Is Nothing New in America. But the Pandemic Magnifies How Troubling It Is.

by Eve Glicksman | August 03, 2020
A Michigan library had to ask patrons to stop microwaving books to kill the coronavirus after n [...] Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Need to Diversify Healthcare Workforce

by Lois Elfman | July 20, 2020
The pandemic’s devastating impact on communities of color clarifies the need for diversity am [...] Read more

At College Health Centers, Students Battle Misdiagnoses and Inaccessible Care

by Jenn Abelson, Nicole Dungca, Meryl Kornfield and Andrew Ba Tran | July 20, 2020
After days of sharp pain shooting up her left abdomen, Rose Wong hobbled from her history class [...] Read more

Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials: What Can Doctors, Regulators, and Patients Do?

by Medical News Today | July 13, 2020
Many diseases lack effective treatments, and many researchers worldwide are trying to address t [...] Read more

Meharry Is Enlisting Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Hildreth Is Ready to Roll Up His Sleeve

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 13, 2020
When Meharry Medical College begins conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials in a few months, it will [...] Read more

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

by Amy Norton | July 06, 2020
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedu [...] Read more

Protests Prompt Re-Examination of Inequality in Medical Research

by Jeannie Baumann | June 22, 2020
Scientists are grappling with historic inequities in medical research in light of racial justic [...] Read more
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