Health Diversity

Health Diversity News

  • Disparities in Access to Best Stroke Treatment Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for ischemic stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests.
  • Athletics-Semenya Says She Never Felt Supported by Other Women Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport.

Health Diversity Perspective

  • Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Make It Practical In a survey conducted with the American Academy of Family Physicians, we asked clinicians how they address social determinants of health in their patients. Here's what they told us, along with expert opinion on what it all means.
  • 'An Emotional Slap in the Face': The Language of Cancer   Did the patient fail treatment, or did the treatment fail the patient? Don Dizon speaks with Tatiana Prowell about how the language we use with patients actively influences our and their thoughts.