Cardiology

Female heart disease patients with female physicians fare better

Female physicians have better patient outcomes compared with their male peers, while female patients are less likely to receive guideline-recommended care when treated by a male physician, according to a systematic review ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Analysis confirms racial disparities in COVID-19 infection

An analysis of Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California early in the COVID-19 pandemic found racial and ethnic disparities in the likelihood of testing positive for the coronavirus, but no significant disparities ...

Medical research

Black healthcare workers at highest risk of contracting COVID-19

A large survey of health care workers found that community and demographic factors, such as contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19-positive case outside the workplace and Black race, were stronger predictors of COVID-19 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Healthcare after COVID: Racial disparities laid bare

Deidre Johnson spends her days leading a center that provides resources to help Black people in her community overcome health disparities and other societal challenges.

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