This livestreamed CME conference will help equip healthcare professionals to be part of the solution for addressing healthcare disparities surrounding stroke, heart attack and more.
Reasons for lagging COVID-19 vaccination rates among Black Americans are likely multifactorial. Likewise, responses to promote vaccination need to be multifaceted and community-based.
Data analysis reveals that Black patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are 5x more likely to use chronic glucocorticoids than white patients. Healthcare access may play a role.
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.
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A new study shows that infants carrying copies of APOL1 risk variants may increase a mother’s chance for developing preeclampsia. Leslie Bruggeman, PhD, explains.
Two related Cleveland Clinic studies examining acute myeloid leukemia outcomes in various patient populations bolster the case for easing some restrictions on clinical trial enrollment, which could increase access for patients who potentially could benefit and produc less racially biased, more generalizable results.
Significant racial disparities exist in pregnancy-related mortality rates. Maternal-fetal medicine specialists Kathleen Berkowitz, MD, and Jeff Chapa, MD, explain efforts to improve access and prevention and optimize the management of obstetric emergencies.
African American women are disproportionately affected by cervical cancer, with higher rates of incidence and mortality than white women. Prevention plays a key role.