Health

Study reveals mixed reactions about COVID-19 health disparities

The COVID-19 pandemic, like many other health crises, has had unequal effects on the U.S. population, with communities of color often hit the hardest. A new study co-authored by an MIT professor identifies a related challenge: ...

Oncology & Cancer

When cancer strikes those under 40, race matters

(HealthDay)—Young Black and Hispanic cancer patients face poorer survival odds than their white counterparts, even from some cancers that are highly curable, a new study finds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Racial/ethnic disparities vary in COVID-19 hospitalization

(HealthDay)—Geographic and temporal differences were identified in racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 hospitalization levels during 2020, according to research published in the April 12 early-release issue of the ...

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