Tag Archives: Disparities

AHA News: How 20 Years of Stroke Research Revealed Disparities Among Mexican Americans

FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — Belinda Zuniga was searching the classified ads for job notices 14 years ago when a single word caught her attention: stroke. Her grandmother had just had one. “We had so many questions. Her stroke really disabled her,” said Zuniga, a certified nursing assistant. She jumped at… Read More »

Cancer Care Widens Its Reach Reducing Cancer Health Disparities

April 2019 Print this issue Reducing Cancer Health Disparities Differences in disease rates across the country are striking. People living in rural areas develop lung cancers more often than those in urban areas. African-American men are twice as likely as white men to die of prostate cancer. Hispanic women have the highest cervical cancer rates.… Read More »