health disparities

Cancer Treatment Dollars and Sense

July 18, 2011

In a typical clinical trial, the results are reported in purely medical or biological terms. Did the patients in the treatment group live longer than those in the control group? Did the drug shrink the tumor or reduce symptoms? Were clinical [Read more]

The Disparity of Pills

August 23, 2010

A great deal of attention has been paid in recent years to the issue of racial and ethnic health disparities. Statistic after statistic reveals that minorities in the United States, particularly African-American and Hispanic populations, are in [Read more]