Minority Populations - Diverse Health

Pow-Wow Connects Community to Health Providers

by Sydney Widell | April 18, 2018
Speaking over the sound of powwow drums, UW-Madison pharmacy student Kym Ludwig compared the su [...] Read more

Teaching Hospitals Pledge to Treat, Hire Blacks, Latinos

by Liz Kowalezyk | April 18, 2018
Two of Boston’s top teaching hospitals said they are expanding efforts to hire more black [...] Read more

Blacks Much Less Likely to Take Part in Health Research Studies

by Sammy G. Allen | April 16, 2018
Racial and ethnic minorities, especially African-Americans, are significantly less likely to pa [...] Read more

Study: Short Treatments Effective for Black HCV Patients

by Kenneth Bender | April 16, 2018
A new study confirms that 8 weeks of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir (Harvoni) treatment of hepatitis C v [...] Read more

Heart Health Disparities Persist for African Americans

by Blanca Gutierrez | April 16, 2018
April is the National Minority Health Month in the United States. Although the health care fiel [...] Read more

Policy Makers Urged to Improve Perinatal Depression Care Among Minorities

by Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo | April 11, 2018
In a position paper published in Women’s Health Issues, researchers issued policymakers [...] Read more

Second Tribe Files Opioid Suit

by The Associated Press | April 09, 2018
A second Oklahoma tribe is suing manufacturers and distributors of opioids, and large pharmacie [...] Read more

Opioid Firm Blames Government for Native American Crisis

by Paige Winfield Cunningham | April 04, 2018
A top U.S. opioid distributor is pointing fingers at the government for the deluge of prescript [...] Read more
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