Stacy Lindau

Mapping Out the Starting Point

February 17, 2011

When health disparities in urban populations are discussed at the University of Chicago Medical Center, it’s not an abstract, far-away concept. Only a few blocks west and south of the hospital campus are some of the poorest neighborhoods in [Read more]

Love in the Time of Diabetes

August 30, 2010

A diagnosis of diabetes brings with it a plethora of lifestyle changes. Patients must switch up their diet and exercise habits, take on a new routine of daily medications and injections, and keep an eye on their blood sugar. But another potential [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]

Stretching Out Your Sex Life

March 10, 2010

No, the blog has not been hijacked by spammers. Radio silence was necessary yesterday as a I fielded media calls for a new study in the British Medical Journal on the eyebrow-raising subject of “sexually active life expectancy.” Stacy [Read more]