TUESDAY, July 18, 2023 (HealthDay News) — In areas where Black Americans have been historically affected by discriminatory housing practices, there is higher heart failure risk, according to new research. Researchers studying more than 2.3 million U.S. adults between 2014 and 2019 found that heart failure today was linked toContinue Reading

THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Decades of “redlining” — discriminatory policies that led to disinvestment in minority communities within the United States — may be connected with current cases of kidney failure in Black adults. A new study from researchers at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH)Continue Reading

THURSDAY, April 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children may soon be eligible to receive federally funded health care. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced the extension of eligibility for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchangesContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Discrimination doesn’t just cause emotional pain in the moment, it may affect a victim’s physical recovery from a heart attack, new research suggests. In studying more than 2,600 heart attack survivors between the ages of 18 and 55, researchers found that those reportingContinue Reading