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Health Disparities

January 9, 2020

Being uninsured or enrolled in Medicaid is a major factor in the stage of cancer at diagnosis, a new study finds.

October 24, 2019

In the effort to reduce disparities in breast cancer outcomes, homeless women are still being left behind.

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July 30, 2019

With drop-in support groups and a service-learning program, the Vital Village Network seeks to support breastfeeding and create economic opportunity.

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June 17, 2019

An analysis of federal data found no link between housing assistance and cancer screening rates, highlighting the importance of other barriers to care.

Doctor delivers a pelvic exam to a genderqueer patient
April 4, 2019

Nearly 4% of people in the U.S. are LGBTQ+, but new research shows that internal medicine residents are severely underequipped to care for them. An online module may be an effective stopgap.