Health Disparities - Diverse Health

Doctors Call for Action on Social Determinants

by Allison Inserro | April 18, 2018
The American College of Physicians (ACP) released a set of 9 recommendations today meant to add [...] Read more

Pancreatitis in Minority Groups Linked to Triglycerides, Alcohol, Gallstones

by Loyola University Health System | April 18, 2018
Pancreatitis in ethnic minorities is linked to very severe levels of triglycerides and the risk [...] Read more

Meal Delivery to Needy Saves Healthcare Costs, Report Says

by Melissa Healy | April 16, 2018
Imagine you are the tightfisted potentate of a small republic, plotting the least expensive way [...] Read more

Study Finds Income Disparities in Pediatric Hospitalizations

by Meg Bryant | April 16, 2018
The study suggests that hospitals should spend more time on inpatient to outpatient transitions [...] Read more

Report: Hand Dryers Blow Bits of Feces, Germs All Over Restrooms

by Joseph Curl | April 16, 2018
The new study has an innocuous name: “Deposition of Bacteria and Bacterial Spores by Bath [...] Read more

Gender Pay Gap Growing Problem for Doctors

by Les Masterson | April 16, 2018
The Medscape report said male primary care physicians earn an average of $239,000 annually, whi [...] Read more

Study: Exercise Fights Genetic Heart Risks

by Stanford Medicine | April 11, 2018
In one of the largest observational studies on fitness and heart disease, researchers examined [...] Read more

Medical Groups Decry Transgender Ban for Military

by Ernie Smith | April 11, 2018
The American Medical Association last week joined other medical groups and two former surgeons [...] Read more
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