Cancer

CRC screen up for older patients, those not in labor force

(HealthDay)—Factors associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates at U.S. community health centers include age and insurance status, but not patient-provider communication, according to a study published online ...

Health

Self-perceptions of aging

In the 1960s, the Beatles sang about wondering whether their true love would still love them as they grew older—after they've lost their hair and are no more adventurous than wanting to knit a sweater.

Health

Studying the social factors that influence health outcomes

"Money can't buy happiness," the popular proverb states, but the way people feel about their financial situation and how they behave regarding their money can have profound effects on health and well-being, says new USC Leonard ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Studies reveal socioeconomic and racial disparities in lupus

Two new studies have uncovered socioeconomic disparities related to the health of patients with lupus. A study in Arthritis & Rheumatology found a link between poverty and worse disease-associated medical complications over ...

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