Health Diversity

Health Diversity News

  • Physician Moms May Carry Heavier Parenting Load In two-physician couples, women with children work fewer hours per week than women without children; there was no such difference between men with children and those without children, a study found.
  • Decline in Stroke Rates Limited to Men The good news is that overall stroke incidence rates are declining, but a closer look shows the reductions are driven largely by declines among men.

Health Diversity Perspective

  • We Need More Doctors With Disabilities   Physicians with disabilities are one of the most underrepresented groups in medicine. We need to address this, argues Dr Kenny Lin.
  • Could Racism Explain Persistent Disparities in Orthopedic Care? The disparities in orthopedic care exist in every part of the country. Income, age, education, and insurance account for some of the disparity, but not all. Could racial discrimination be a factor?