Category: Health Care
While the nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic is often discussed as a white issue, new research indicates that prescription opioid use in black adults is just as high.
Immigrants to the United States who are not citizens are more likely to have worse oral health compared to natives and naturalized citizens.
Cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, is a marijuana extract associated with therapeutic benefits. We gathered research that evaluates these claims.
Nearly one-third of mayors believe that city policies won’t lessen health disparities, according to new research from Drexel University.
More adults get checkups and report better health after nurse practitioners gain the autonomy to practice primary care without doctor oversight.
What happens when you take genetic tests out of the doctor's office? Research highlights the effects of direct-to-consumer testing services.
A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for black patients.
To improve health outcomes for black men, some researchers are bringing care to non-traditional settings, such as barbershops.
Loss of obstetric services at hospitals in rural counties puts mothers at a higher risk of preterm birth and birth outside of a hospital.
Efforts at improving health equity in Oregon have reduced disparities in primary care visits among African American and Native American people.