Leandris Liburd, associate director of CDC's Office of Minority Health and Health Equity, says, "Important gaps are narrowing due to improvements in the health of the black population overall," but stressed the need for further progress.
John McCool, an editor of scientific writing, had a hunch that the Urology & Nephrology Open Access Journal was a "predatory" pay-to-publish journal. So he decided to submit a paper chronicling a fictional case study based on a popular episode of "Seinfeld." Here's what happened next.
Most health care industry stakeholders say they oppose the American Health Care Act because it could cause U.S. residents to lose coverage, and some say they are willing to work with the Senate to improve the bill.
Recognizing the link between food insecurity, chronic illness, and poverty, several hospitals are launching innovative programs to facilitate patients' access to healthy, affordable food, Syeda Aisha, a program specialist with the Health Research & Educational Trust, writes for Hospitals & Health Networks.
There's a scientific explanation for the uncontrollable urge to cuddle a cute puppy, an expert explains what would happen if you stopped eating vegetables, and more, in our reading list for the weekend.