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The way medical doctors initially assess, treat and refer racial and ethnic minority patients may contribute to known disparities in their use of mental health services, according to a new study in Health Services Research
A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
finds that foreign-born adult U.S. residents, who make up about 13 percent of the population, receive vaccinations at significantly lower rates than U.S.-born adults. This gap in care puts them at greater risk of exposure to several vaccine-preventable diseases.
A new study in American Journal of Health Behavior
finds significant differences in tobacco use when analyzed by specific Asian or Pacific Islander ethnicity.
Age at immigration and citizenship status may have health implications for immigrants, finds a new study in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior
Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are less likely than non-Hispanic Whites to visit a health care professional, even with health insurance, finds a recent study in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
The prevalence of smoking in China may contribute to children’s second-hand smoke exposure and resulting respiratory symptoms.
Young Asian/Pacific Islander women born in California have higher risks of breast cancer than young white women, and some groups, including Filipinas, might have higher risks than African-Americans.