Filipino Americans are almost twice as likely as White Americans to develop Type 2 diabetes. According to a Healio article, “The prevalence of diabetes was high among Filipino Americans (7.6%) compared with non-Hispanic White Americans (4.3%; P < .01).” On an even broader scale, the
Fluorescent lights shine against the white exterior of the towering mammogram machine. A nurse motions from the side for you to place your breast onto a plate located on this machine and allows it to gently compress your breast against its padell to generate x-ray
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women who suffer from severe abdominal pain have to wait, on average, 65 minutes in the ER to receive care. Men, on the other hand, only have to wait 49 minutes. Often women who
Modern day doctors’ office visits have stayed consistent throughout United States history. Patients file in, wait to be called into a room, then have a few moments to quickly describe their entire health history and the current health issues they are experiencing. Afterwards, a physician,
In the middle of the pandemic, Ms. Tholke, an elementary school teacher, slipped on a floor mat and tore her hamstring. After a consultation with the doctor, she went into an emergency surgery. Even though this was the most painful experience of her life, she
Patient-centered and culturally-sensitive partum care offers attractive solutions to rising maternity care costs and maternal deaths in the U.S.
Vaccine trust is a growing issue among marginalized communities of color throughout the U.S. who are disproportionately affected by a lack of access to COVID-19 resources.
The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have allowed for medical professionals to use telehealth technology frequently, but is this a permanent change?
Until recently, kidney screening procedures unfairly and negatively impacted Black patients, blocking those who needed care from accessing it.
Undocumented U.S. residents face hardship when trying to access healthcare and health resources, often due to public charge rules and language barriers.