disparities

Stevens INI receives major award for addressing health disparities in Alzheimer's disease research

Stevens INI receives major award for addressing health disparities in Alzheimer’s disease research

image: Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) trajectories and cerebral blood vessels in the brain. DTI is an MRI-based neuroimaging technique that estimates the brain’s white matter tracts. see After Credit: USC Stevens INI The Keck School of Medicine at USC’s Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (Stevens INI) is one of five partner institutions …

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BCBS: Racial disparities in maternal health complications have increased during the pandemic

BCBS: Racial disparities in maternal health complications have increased during the pandemic

Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has released data showing that women of color are at higher risk for pregnancy-related complications whether they have commercial health insurance or Medicaid. Instead, the numbers indicate that maternal health disparities in the United States are likely the result of broader health care …

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Behavioral health providers grapple with disparities and 'the misconception of what therapy is' - Nevada Current

Behavioral health providers grapple with disparities and ‘the misconception of what therapy is’ – Nevada Current

“A lot of people from different backgrounds feel a lot of shame when it comes to asking for help, when it comes to admitting that ‘I’m struggling right now,’” Sheldon Jacobs said, a family therapist from southern Nevada. “And I think there are a lot of cultural norms that make it harder for people to …

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