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10/23/2017
Heart Disease, Stroke Cutting Black Lives Short

Life span about three years less than for whites, heart association statement says

10/16/2017
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites

Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds

10/16/2017
Study Looks at Health of Hispanic-American Families

Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds

10/16/2017
Homicides Devastate Black Communities, But Prevention Gets Little Funding

Discrepancy hurts black Americans more than whites, researchers say

10/13/2017
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

10/13/2017
Black Women Face Double the Risk of Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure

But researchers don't know what's driving these racial differences yet

10/12/2017
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color

Study looked at varying populations across Africa

10/11/2017
America's 'Beautiful People' Are Changing

Icons of attractiveness are more diverse, older now than in decades past

10/6/2017
Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest

Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

10/3/2017
Americans' Health Woes May Have Swayed 2016 Presidential Election

Rural counties with fewer doctors and high teen birth rates shifted to Trump, study shows

10/3/2017
Breast Cancer's Decline May Have Saved 322,000 Lives

But advances in care may not have helped black women as much as whites, report finds

9/25/2017
Mexican-Americans at Higher Risk for Liver Cancer

They have more risk factors than Mexicans born and living in that country, researchers report

9/25/2017
Blacks, Elderly Missing From U.S. Cancer Clinical Trials

Women are also underrepresented, researchers find

9/22/2017
9/21/2017
Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma?

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

9/18/2017
9/18/2017
9/11/2017
Lupus Hits Certain Groups Harder

Studies find race, ethnicity, gender and even geography make a difference for this autoimmune disease

9/6/2017
Recession Took Toll on Health of Rural Young Blacks

Greater economic fallout linked to raised heart disease risks in 25- and 26-year-olds, study finds

9/5/2017
White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics

Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs

8/31/2017
U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High

In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

8/30/2017
More Evidence Links the 'Mono' Virus to MS Risk

Latest study shows blacks and Hispanics also vulnerable

8/30/2017
Bystander CPR Less Likely in Black Neighborhoods

People living in these areas may have less education about cardiac arrest and CPR, researchers say