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In one experiment, doctors felt far more certain diagnosing white men than Black patients or younger women.
New types of plans target cultural and ethnic communities with special offerings and native-language practitioners.
Cohen now faces challenges on a national scale as she’s charged with fixing the CDC after its pandemic missteps.
Young people help get COVID vaccination numbers up, particularly when they help navigate the health system for Spanish-speaking relatives.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
Latinos have seen a striking decline in COVID deaths while white people account for a larger proportion.
People with HIV experienced “significant pandemic stress,” isolation, stigma and concerns about long COVID, finds a recent survey.
Authors of a new study stress the need to improve access to cancer screenings, especially for minorities and lower-income populations.
A study found that only 43% of clinical trials reported race and ethnicity. The FDA issued guidance to address these inequalities.
COVID-19-related discrimination includes threats against or harassment of people perceived to have the coronavirus.
“Over 40% of the vulnerable population in the U.S. lives within 5 miles of a CVS Pharmacy location, so we have a chance to engage them.”
COVID-19 had an “immense impact” on HIV, hepatitis and STI screening, prevention and care.
Data also revealed ethnic and racial disparities in COVID-19 vaccination rates among people diagnosed with HIV in New York state.
Excess deaths by population were three to four times higher among Black and American Indian men and women.
Although the suicide rate is highest among middle-aged white men, young people of color are emerging as particularly at risk.
In January, Biden opened this enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. Plus: Those with a health plan can change their coverage.
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