MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Black and Hispanic middle-class adults won’t be able to afford senior housing and health care expenses as they grow old, a new study warns. The number of middle-income older adults of color is expected to double within the next decade, risingContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 19, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Hispanic Americans who are hospitalized and placed on ventilators have a higher risk of death than their white peers, and new research may reveal a reason why. The study found that Hispanic patients in respiratory failure receive heavy sedation at a rate thatContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of health care workers nationwide say they’ve seen discrimination against patients while on the job, a new report reveals. While 47% of health workers said they’ve witnessed discrimination against patients in their facilities, 52% said racism against patients is a majorContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Feb. 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Indigenous people in seven countries, including the United States and Canada, appear to be more likely to suffer a stroke than non-natives, a new, large review finds. “Disparities are especially evident in countries where high average quality of life and long life expectanciesContinue Reading