The 1993 US Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requirements disproportionately exclude women and Black, indigenous, and multiracial workers.
During April to December 2020, prescription drug dispensing to children was 27.1% lower than during the same period in 2019.
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery.
Primary care physicians may also play important role in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Racially and ethnically underrepresented family physicians report a lower frequency of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization than non-underrepresented peers.
Findings in Canada when adjusting for hospital and patient characteristics.
Noncitizen children face higher health harms compared with their siblings who have US citizen status.
For hospitalized patients with COVID-19, neither remdesivir nor hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) affects viral clearance.
Findings seen among patients receiving letter during reopening following cancellation of in-person care during COVID-19.
Some U.S. blood centers have only a one-day supply.
Face mask and social-distancing laws will be lifted in Britain later this month and British citizens will have to “learn to live with the virus.”
Decline especially noticeable among women of racial and ethnic minority groups with low incomes.
In 2019, 33.0 million (10.2%) persons of all ages were uninsured.
The percentage of males and nonpregnant females aged ≥13 years with commercial insurance or Medicaid who received HIV testing increased from 2014 to 2019, but remained below 6%.
However, both patients and physicians report positive experiences with app, with 90 percent of patients likely to recommend it.
While periodic, localized blood shortages are not uncommon, this shortage is ‘unprecedented in its scope’.
Most health-related mobile applications (mHealth apps) contain code that could potentially collect user data.
A coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas will be downgraded when it expires on Sunday as new daily cases continue to decline, the Japanese government said Thursday.
There is a severe blood shortage in the United States due to a recent surge in trauma cases, organ transplants, and elective surgeries, the American Red Cross says.
Investigators conducted a retrospective chart review to compare outcomes for individuals with HIV treated with telemedicine vs in-person care.