Research shows that when people of different races and ethnicities had equal access to health care, disparities in death rates decreased.
Cancer incidence and mortality rates are on the decline in the U.S., but not for everyone. Socioeconomic disparities are widening.
Solutions-oriented asthma research from the past few years, which spans from pest management interventions to hospital-based programs to green housing initiatives.
This roundup brings together a sampling of recent studies that highlight health-related differences between rural and urban areas.
Rural-urban disparities in cancer outcomes recede for patients enrolled in clinical trials, a new study in JAMA Network Open finds.
Research examining the health effects of bike sharing, distribution of access to these services, use of helmets and more.
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.
Efforts at improving health equity in Oregon have reduced disparities in primary care visits among African American and Native American people.
Dr. Lauren Wallner shares advice on how journalists might reconcile different research findings and how best to conceptualize the growing field of disparities research.