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In a novel study of health disparities in the United States, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have identified 22 socioeconomic and environmental variables that together are better indicators of early death than are race or geography.
The study –conducted at the University of Granada– has also demonstrated that having a high level of education and a job are also protective against diseases.
A new research survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at NYU Langone Medical Center shows the Bangladeshi community in New York City experiences numerous barriers to diabetes care because of limited English proficiency and lack of diabetes awareness.
African Americans in Georgia, especially in rural areas, have drastically poorer survival rates from cancer.
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Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults.
Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute and his team demonstrate that socioeconomically disadvantaged patients, in fact, tend to sue physicians less often.
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