Health

What is health equity? Everything you need to know

Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. If that sounds like a no-brainer, it may be surprising to learn just how much disparity exists in health outcomes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Health equity: What it means and why it matters

The pandemic has been relentless for everyone, but it's hitting some of us harder. For instance, there is the man whose grocery store job puts him at higher risk for exposure to COVID-19; if he gets the virus, his diabetes ...

Vaccination

Red Cross chief urges vaccine 'fake news' fight

The head of the world's largest humanitarian network is urging governments and institutions to combat "fake news" about COVID-19 vaccines which has become "a second pandemic" and start building trust in communities around ...

Health

We should talk more about toilets

The United Nations designated 19 November as World Toilet Day to raise awareness that 4.2 billion people live without access to safe sanitation, including in Indonesia.

Cardiology

Two-thirds of U.S. adults have recommended stroke knowledge

(HealthDay)—In 2017, 67.5 percent of U.S. adults had knowledge of the five signs and symptoms of stroke and the immediate need to call emergency medical services, according to research published in the Nov. 6 issue of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus can still be brought under control: WHO

The World Health Organization said Friday that it is still possible to bring coronavirus outbreaks under control, even though case numbers have more than doubled in the past six weeks.

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