Only one-third of cardiologists surveyed believe racial and ethnic disparities in care occur often in the United States despite extensive documentation of the problem, according to a survey published in a special disparities issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Autism rates among racial minorities in the United States have increased by double digits in recent years, with black rates now exceeding those of whites in most states and Hispanic rates growing faster than any other group, according to new University of Colorado Boulder research.
People of color in the United States typically have 15 percent of the net worth of their white counterparts, according to the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.
Years of research show black patients getting less treatment in the American health care system than their white counterparts, but a new study suggests that a quick dose of empathy helps close racial gaps in pain treatment.
Since its introduction in the United States, assisted reproduction technology has helped allow women to conceive more than a million babies.
A U.S.News & World Report today ranked The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia the best hospital in the United States for children.
The prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents and obesity among men increased significantly between 1999 and 2004, according to a study in JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association.
To eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in the United States, current guidelines should be changed to reclassify all foreign-born residents from high-incidence countries as "high-risk," regardless of the amount of time they have lived in the U.S.