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Native Americans Face Diabetes Epidemic

Amid national concern about rising rates of diabetes and obesity, which often coincides with Type 2 diabetes, one population stands out as facing an exceptional risk: Native Americans. Native Americans face more than double the risk of receiving a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes than Caucasians. Type 2 diabetes is a disease marked by high [...]

The Untold Story Of The LGBTQ Community In Chronic Pain

Bruce Jenner’s transition into Caitlyn Jenner resulted in massive media coverage that highlighted the transgender community like never before and ushered in wider social acceptance of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning) community, reports MedCity News. On the heels of Jenner’s reveal, New York announced plans to mount an awareness initiative around transgender health [...]

Diversity In Healthcare During National Minority Health Month

Preventative medicine holds the key to keeping people healthy, yet many minorities lack access to this all-important care. April’s National Minority Health Month seeks to raise awareness about this problem with its campaign, Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity! Preventive medicine refers to routine doctors’ appointments, vaccines, testing, and other medical procedures that [...]

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