Tag Archives: Worse

Why Do Black Men Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New research reveals what may be fueling racial disparities in U.S. prostate cancer deaths — disparities that have black patients dying at higher rates than whites. What are they? Education, income and insurance. “Socioeconomic status and insurance status are all changeable factors. Unfortunately, the socioeconomic status inequality in… Read More »

1 in 5 Worldwide Has Health Issue That Could Mean Worse COVID-19

MONDAY, June 15, 2020 — About 1 in 5 people worldwide has a least one underlying health condition that puts them at increased risk of severe COVID-19 illness, researchers say. While the analysis of data from 188 countries suggests that 22% of the world’s population, or 1.7 billion people, might need additional protective measures, not… Read More »