News tagged with racial disparities

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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Type 1 diabetes in urban children skyrockets

(Medical Xpress)—Over the past two decades, the incidence of type 1 diabetes in very young children under age 5 has increased by 70 percent in the city of Philadelphia, according to research from a University of Pennsylvania ...

Jan 23, 2013
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Pot opponents regroup after US state votes

Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, a son of late Sen. Ted Kennedy who has struggled with alcohol and drug addiction, has teamed up with other opponents of legal marijuana to renew their campaign now that voters have made ...

Jan 09, 2013
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