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US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19

US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19 US reports show racial disparities in kids with COVID-19 In this July 23, 2020 file photo, health care workers prepare a COVID-19 test sample before a person self-administered a test at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing center at Miami-Dade County Auditorium in …

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    Decline in US cardiac deaths slowing, while county-level disparities grow

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    Decline in US cardiac deaths slowing, while county-level disparities grow Decline in US cardiac deaths slowing, while county-level disparities grow Credit: George Hodan/public domain After decades of progress in reducing overall, premature cardiac death rates in the U.S., a county-by-county population study has found the decline began slowing in 2011, …

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      Cancer health disparities published in new volume

      Health disparities published in new volume

      Cancer health disparities published in new volume Cancer health disparities published in new volume Dr. Marvella Ford hopes the new volume of health disparities research she coedited will promote cancer health equity and lead to better outcomes for cancer patients. Credit: MUSC HCC Leading health disparities experts hope health institutions …

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        Health disparities prove to be multidimensional

        Health disparities prove to be multidimensional

        Health disparities prove to be multidimensional Health disparities prove to be multidimensional Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert, an expert in health disparities, is glad that more attention is being paid to the issue now because of COVID-19. Credit: MUSC HCC Hollings Cancer Center researcher Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D., said this is illustrated in …

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          Stark disparities in New York City’s virus toll

          Stark disparities in New York City

          Stark disparities in New York City’s virus toll Stark disparities in New York City’s virus toll Nico Ramos, left, a volunteer with the Grant Houses Tenant Association, holds the door for a resident as he delivers food to elderly residents of the NYCHA Grant Houses, Monday, May 18, 2020, in …

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            Study examines factors affecting racial disparities before kidney transplantation

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            Study examines factors affecting racial disparities before kidney transplantation Study examines factors affecting racial disparities before kidney transplantation Credit: CC0 Public Domain Among adults with kidney failure in need of a transplant, socioeconomic status and medical illnesses likely contribute to racial disparities in being put on transplant wait lists. The …

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