Tag: Minority Health Month

Minority Health: Focus on Clinical Trials

Racial and ethnic minorities are among the fastest growing of all communities in the United States, making up nearly 40...

April 27, 2021

‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no...

April 20, 2021

What Expectant Black Women Need to Know

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations...

April 15, 2021

‘Health Equity’ is Goal for Minority Communities

Health equity is when every individual has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible, says the U.S. Centers for...

April 18, 2017

Minority Health Month: Wellness and Prevention (Infographic)

April is National Minority Health Month. Every year heart disease, cancer and chronic conditions claim a heavy toll on all...

April 26, 2016

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