Medical research

Research looks at racism in health care and how to end it

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named racism as a serious public health threat, and UO philosopher Camisha Russell's latest research examines racism in health care and offers some ideas about how to address ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

White women tend to get better pain management after childbirth

After childbirth, some women who received an epidural for pain will develop a debilitating headache. But minority women are less likely than white moms to receive the treatment that can provide relief, according to a new ...

Pediatrics

U.S. infant mortality reached historic low in 2019

(HealthDay)—In 2019, infant mortality reached a historic low in the United States, with a rate of 5.58 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, according to the Dec. 8 National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Privileged white U.S. citizens have better health outcomes

(HealthDay)—Privileged White U.S. citizens have better health outcomes than average U.S. citizens for several health outcomes, but health outcomes are not always better than those in other developed countries, according ...

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