Latest Social determinants of health Stories

2011-01-10 13:35:22

Individuals from certain areas of the United States are more likely to get screened for colorectal cancer than those from other areas, particularly when comparing non-whites living in different parts of the country.

2010-11-24 05:35:00

School lunch programs could help reverse the negative effects of food scarcity on the academic performance of teens, according to a new study published Monday.

2010-11-16 00:00:54

Keynote Speakers, Presenters and Panelists at the Fourth Annual Conference on Health Disparities See the Affordable Healthcare Act and Private Investment Partnerships as First Steps to Ending Health Disparities Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) November 15, 2010 Focusing on the disparities in the quality of health care across demographic groups, the Fourth Annual National Conference on Health Disparities brought together White House officials and national and local healthcare executives to address a...

2010-11-02 09:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, one of the country's largest not-for-profit health care organizations, funded 792 grants nationwide, totaling approximately $16 million in the third quarter of 2010.

2010-10-24 00:13:38

HHS' Office of Minority Health Awards $16.2 Million to Help Eliminate Health Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities The U.S.

2010-09-10 14:30:00

A new study¹ looking at the effects of the 2006 Massachusetts Health Reform on access to care, health status and ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in healthcare, shows that the legislation has led to improvements in insurance coverage as well as a decline in financial barriers to care.

2010-05-03 14:51:04

New research shows Inuit populations in the Canadian Arctic have asthma rates far below Aboriginal people in other parts of Canada, especially those in urban centers.

2010-01-20 07:48:00

Conference will confront Health Disparities and Reporting on Health Care Reform to communities of color WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-08-31 09:57:05

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) result from a negative interaction between genes, lifestyle and environment. To prevent CVD, it is necessary to influence the natural history of the disease development in an individual.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.