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Women of color waited 15 minutes longer than white women, and men of color waited 10 minutes longer than white men.
Antiviral therapy reduced the need for hospitalization and emergency treatment for liver-related and other conditions.
Men and Black people were more likely to have antibodies against hepatitis C virus.
ER care for uterine fibroids is costly, so women might better manage their issues with regular visits to a trusted health provider.
Many adolescents experiencing COVID-related mental health crises can end up stuck in emergency rooms on long waiting lists for treatment.
Linking HIV and COVID-19 testing meant one Chicago hospital saw an increase, not a decrease, in early HIV diagnosis and treatment starts.
Minority kids are less likely to get X-rays, MRIs and CT scans during emergency hospital visits.
Many patients are avoiding hospitals and clinics because of COVID-19.
Researchers found that half of the cases diagnosed through this approach were among people born after 1965.
The greatest increase in such visits was among girls ages 15 to 17, mostly related to substance use and self-harm.
A high-sensitivity blood test will allow patients feeling chest pains to learn almost immediately whether they’re having a heart attack.
Recent studies show that there are safer meds to treat acute agitation in patients, but many doctors continue to dispense haloperidol.
This health disparity news hurts.
It seems hospitals are big business these days, and many have been rapidly consolidating.
Experts argue that safety-net providers like these could be an important part of stemming the spread of HCV.
Not only professional athletes get concussions; this brain injury can strike kids too.
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