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Susan Moore, MD, died of complications from COVID-19 in late December, after alleging racial bias in her care at IU Health North hospital.
For African Americans, inaccurate blood oxygen measurements according to pulse oximeters could significantly affect COVID-19 treatment.
Keesha Sharp has a message of hope about new research for people with pancreatic cancer.
In addition to battling leukemia, the former Lakers star fought prostate cancer. As a Black man, he’s at greater risk, he recently wrote.
People fighting the spread of COVID-19 face many unique challenges when doing contact tracing among low-income Latino immigrants.
After actor Chadwick Boseman’s death, African Americans are reminded once again about the importance of being screened early.
However, the gap between white and Black patients still remains.
A group of medical decision makers assumed responsibility for protecting the health of those in the Black community.
The study found that people who live in counties in the United States that experience persistent poverty are more likely to die from cancer
American Lung Association’s new report examines toll of lung cancer state-by-state, identifies opportunities to save lives with screening
One study in June linked 16 percent of COVID-19 cases in Chicago and across Illinois to Cook County Jail.
Exclusion from parents’ insurance may lead to life-threatening lapses in chemo and radiation, study shows.
Recent studies on acral melanoma presented at the 2020 Melanoma Research Alliance Scientific Retreat are showing promising findings.
About 70% of employees who contracted the coronavirus in these work settings were Hispanic.
Black patients are more likely to require hospitalization, while Asian patients are at greater risk of dying in the hospital.
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned virtual health from a niche service into a mainstay of modern medicine. But it’s not working for everyone.
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