News tagged with disparities

DR Congo 'worst place to be a mother' (Update)

The Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced Niger to gain the unenviable distinction of being the worst place in the world to be a mother, according to a new report by Save the Children.

May 07, 2013
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Racial disparity in head and neck cancer outcomes

(HealthDay)—Among Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with head and neck cancer, considerable racial disparities exist in treatment patterns and survival, according to a study published online April 18 in ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Diabetes care for African-Americans can be improved

(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Health gap in Europe wider than ever

Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday.

Mar 26, 2013
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