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Study: Young Black, Latino People Fare Better than White People After Bleeding Stroke

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Does race play a role in how well someone recovers after stroke? New research focused on younger people who have had a hemorrhagic stroke found that young black and Latino people may be less likely than young white people to be disabled or even die within three months after a stroke. The new study is published in the January 22, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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16-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Stepping Up and Standing Out

American University

Women of all ages and political affiliations — particularly millennials and women of color—have become more politically engaged since 2016, according to a new online survey released by Gender on the Ballot, a partnership between the Women & Politics Institute at American University’s School of Public Affairs and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation.

Channels: Civil Liberties, Government/Law, Race and Ethnicity, Women in Business, U.S. Elections News, U.S. Politics,

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22-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

Health Technology Assessment Around the World: Broadening the Understanding of Cross-Country Differences

ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health announced today the publication of a series of articles investigating the use of health technology assessment (HTA) in healthcare decision making across the globe. The series, “HTA Around the World—Influences of Culture, Values, and Institutions,” appears in the January 2020 issue of Value in Health.

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22-Jan-2020 4:05 AM EST
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Study: Critical Care Improvements May Differ Depending on Hospital’s Patient Population

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A new study led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center reveals that while critical care outcomes in ICUs steadily improved over a decade at hospitals with few minority patients, ICUs with a more diverse patient population did not progress comparably.

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17-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST
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Newswise: Study Finds Disparity in Critical Care Deaths Between Non-Minority and Minority Hospitals
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Study Finds Disparity in Critical Care Deaths Between Non-Minority and Minority Hospitals

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

While deaths steadily declined over a decade in intensive care units at hospitals with few minority patients, in ICUs with large numbers of minority patients, there was less improvement, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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14-Jan-2020 4:00 PM EST
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Diversity Practices: Challenges and Strategies

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Years of inequality have led to lasting challenges faced by minorities in opportunities for advancement. Efforts to “manage diversity” could benefit from education about historical context, as well as contemporary experience, that lead to low inclusion. Courtney McCluney discusses challenges of diversity practices and potential solutions.

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15-Jan-2020 12:35 PM EST
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Black Patients Have Worse Outcomes of Lower Spinal Fusion Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Black patients undergoing lumbar (lower) spinal fusion surgery have worse outcomes – including higher complication rates, more hospital days, and higher costs – compared to white patients, suggests a study in Spine. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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15-Jan-2020 10:10 AM EST
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Newswise: Racial disparities in heart failure explained

Racial disparities in heart failure explained

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Researchers at UT Southwestern have uncovered evidence that the higher prevalence of “malignant” enlargement of the heart among blacks contributes to the higher incidence of heart failure in this population.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Men's Health, Race and Ethnicity, Women's Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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14-Jan-2020 3:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

Public health experts awarded funds to ‘get out the count’ for 2020 census

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

To make sure historically undercounted populations along the Texas-Mexico border are included in the 2020 census, faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are joining forces with the U.S. Census Bureau, community health workers, and local organizations to launch a collaborative campaign in the El Paso region.

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14-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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