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Leveraging information technology to address health disparities

Disparities in health care delivery and health outcomes present distressing challenges to underserved populations, who often experience a greater burden of chronic diseases and are more likely to show signs of poor disease ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lyme disease now a threat in city parks

(HealthDay)—As deer populations have exploded across America, moving from forests to suburbs to urban parks, they have brought the threat of Lyme disease to millions of city dwellers, a new study finds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Deadly threat bangs at Queensland's door

Scientists at The University of Queensland have identified a deadly threat lurking just 30 kilometres north of Queensland.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women in large urban areas at higher risk of postpartum depression

Women living in large urban centres in Canada with more than 500 000 inhabitants were at higher risk of postpartum depression than women in other areas, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nighttime images help track disease from the sky

(Medical Xpress) -- Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research.

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