MONDAY, May 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Emphysema is missed more often in Black Americans than in white Americans, and now researchers report they have figured out why. The investigators found that many Black men who were considered to have normal results after race-specific interpretations of a common lung functionContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A three-month sexual abstinence rule for blood donations from sexually active gay and bisexual men should be dropped by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, critics urge as the country struggles with a blood shortage. Right now, based on the slight chance ofContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) — More than 30 years after passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), many doctors still don’t know how to provide accessible care, a new study finds. “Despite the fact people with disabilities comprise 25% of the population, they often confront barriersContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Americans may be dropping some of the stigma they once had toward depression, but attitudes toward other mental health conditions still seem stuck in the past, a new study shows. The research, based on interviews with U.S. adults conducted over 22 years, foundContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Nov. 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Race-based gaps in health care and health outcomes persist in every region of the United States, a new state-by-state report card shows. Racial and ethnic disparities woven throughout America and its system of health care mean that people of color are more likelyContinue Reading