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2012-02-22 05:00:00

Henry Ford Health System physician Kimberlydawn Wisdom, M.D., has been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Member of the Advisory Group on

2012-02-17 17:00:00

In an effort to reduce and eventually eliminate cancer disparities among adults in the Philadelphia region, the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson has established the Center to Eliminate Cancer

2012-02-09 00:06:03

A description of the projects and studies resulting from a research partnership initiated in 2005 between Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico, has been published in a recent issue of Health Promotion Practice.

2012-02-01 15:46:10

Most studies that have examined growing levels of health disparity in the United States have focused on the gap between the “haves” and the “have-nots” in terms of socioeconomic factors such as education and income.

2012-01-12 21:35:49

Racial discrimination may be harmful to your health, according to new research from Rice University sociologists Jenifer Bratter and Bridget Gorman.

2012-01-11 09:52:06

Greater access to features of high-quality primary care -- comprehensiveness, patient-centeredness and extended office hours -- is associated with lower mortality.

2011-12-21 12:55:01

Despite improvements to diagnostic tools and therapies in the two last decades, significant disparities in the diagnosis and treatment of depression remain.


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