Latest Health Disparities Center Stories

2013-01-08 23:19:00

Affordable Care Act may reduce socioeconomic barriers responsible for racial disparities Roughly half of all black and Hispanic patients who enter publicly funded alcohol treatment programs do not complete treatment, compared to 62 percent of white patients, according to a new study from a team of researchers including the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Comparable disparities were also identified for drug treatment program completion rates. The study,...

2012-12-07 05:04:41

Second annual challenge invites individuals and organizations to share innovative solutions on creating a healthier Connecticut Hartford, CT (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Health Justice CT, an innovative movement designed to use social media as the foundation for raising awareness on the issue of racial and ethnic disparities in Connecticut, announces its 2nd Annual Health Justice CT Challenge. The Challenge is designed as a competition for individuals and organizations to creatively share...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.