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2011-09-06 22:58:47

New Johns Hopkins research shows that medical students — just like the general American population — may have unconscious if not overt preferences for white people, but this innate bias does not appear to translate into different or lesser health care of other races.

2011-07-28 08:00:00

BOSTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Global Health Delivery Project and Harvard Business Publishing released 21 teaching case studies examining the principles of health care delivery in resource-poor settings.

2011-07-11 09:00:00

BOSTON July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sara Orozco, PhD, a faculty member at Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) has been named to the Massachusetts Health Disparities Council by Senate President, Therese Murray (D-Plymouth). Dr.

2011-07-02 02:51:53

A citywide study published online in today’s issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association demonstrates racial disparities in the use of clot-busting drugs to treat acute ischemic stroke, the most common type of stroke.

2011-06-30 07:00:00

"NEW HEALTH CARE REFORM MOST POWERFUL LEGISLATION IN DECADES" WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) headquartered in Washington D.C.

2011-06-23 06:00:00

BOSTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 members of the medical and scientific community will convene in Boston July 8 - 10 for the International Society on Hypertension in Blacks' (ISHIB) 26th Annual Scientific Conference entitled "Understanding Cardiovascular Disease Risk Across the Lifespan," at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel.

2011-06-21 00:00:29

Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership holds its Annual Meeting for Stakeholders in Health Disparities on Wednesday, June 29th Hartford, CT (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 The Connecticut Multicultural Health Partnership holds its Annual Luncheon Meeting for Stakeholders in Health Disparities on Wednesday, June 29 from 8:30am - 3:30pm ET at the Water’s Edge Resort located on 1525 Boston Post Road.

2011-06-18 00:01:05

Dr. Hart will serve as Senior Vice President of the Health Equity, Strategy, and Communication Group Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 Jamie Hart, PhD, MPH, a recognized health equity and strategic development expert, will join Atlas Research as Senior Vice President in July. Dr.

2011-06-17 01:56:22

African Americans receive poorer dental care than white Americans, even when they have some dental insurance coverage.


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