An NIA grant will help Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health establish the Nevada exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center to reduce disparities in dementia care in rural settings.
A new commentary describes COVID’s effect on Black America as “a pandemic superimposed on a historic epidemic of heath disparities.” The authors outline the contributing factors and ways to start addressing them.
The risk of stroke is up to 2.5 times higher in racial and ethnic minorities than in the general population. That’s why we created our Minority Stroke Program to enhance community outreach efforts.
African American women are disproportionately affected by cervical cancer, with higher rates of incidence and mortality than white women. Most of the difference would disappear with equal treatment. As usual, primary care providers are on the front lines.