Using race as a medical shorthand is at best imprecise and at worst harmful, and experts say one of the best things patients can do is ask if — and how — their race is factored into their care.
Research shows doctors are less likely to respect overweight patients. The Association of American Medical Colleges wants to change that.
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Cover All People, a new program intended to combat disparities and improve health, will make the Oregon Health Plan open to people regardless of their immigration status starting July 1, 2022.
Black men are more likely to die from chronic illnesses like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer than white men, and their life expectancy, on average, is lower.
The Oregon Health Authority promised equity in vaccine distribution but people in wealthier ZIP codes are far more likely to have been vaccinated than in poorer areas.