Minority Populations - Diverse Health

Large Families May Take Toll on African Americans

Large Families May Take Toll on African Americans

by Julia Mitchem | October 17, 2018
Having lots of family members in social circles may be harming the health of African Americans, [...] Read more

Medical School Debuts Academy to Encourage Careers

by Diego Mendoza Diaz and Kathryn Sheehan | October 17, 2018
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences launched a new program this month aiming to spark hi [...] Read more

Black Women More Likely to Die of Breast Cancer

by DR. AMISHA AHUJA | October 17, 2018
For Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, tennis star Serena Williams went topless in a m [...] Read more

Morehouse Med School Fights Cancer with Research

by Morehouse School of Medicine | October 08, 2018
Some of the highest cancer morbidity and mortality rates in United States exist in Georgia, acc [...] Read more
Study Underscores Link between Poor Diet, Hypertension

Study Underscores Link between Poor Diet, Hypertension

by NIH | October 08, 2018
New findings suggest that diet is a major contributor for the increased risk of hypertension in [...] Read more

Complaint Alleges Racial Bias in Failure to Address Sewage Risk

by Jay Reeves | October 02, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An advocacy group claims Alabama health officials are discriminating again [...] Read more

Study: Minority Medical Residents Routinely Face Racism

by Linda Carroll | October 02, 2018
(Reuters Health) – Minority doctors in training routinely deal with bias, sometimes subtl [...] Read more

Retirement Community Resident in D.C. Has Legionnaires’

by Shomari Stone and Sophia Barnes | October 01, 2018
A resident of a Northwest D.C. retirement community has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ [...] Read more