COFA islanders include people from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated State of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.
Most women know to check for breast cancer and to get a yearly pap smear to check for cervical cancer. But few are aware of the risk of endometrial cancer.
The drugs were cheap, and the customers — mostly from Mexico and Central America — did not need prescriptions to buy them. But many are counterfeit.
Native Americans, make up less than 2% of the population, have higher rates of overdose deaths from prescription and illicit opioids than any other racial/ethnic group
The Trump administration intends to relax a federal rule requiring medical providers let patients know about their right to language interpretation services.
Upon closer inspection, Colorado weighs in as two states: one fit and trim and the other dangerously overweight.
States are diverging on whether to provide gender reassignment services, such as hormone treatments and surgery, under their Medicaid programs.
Officials said the spike in contagious diseases are unlike anything they’ve seen before.
The decline may be due in part to rising fear among their families in response to anti-immigrant rhetoric and federal crackdowns on unauthorized immigrants.
Without immigrants, there could be fewer people to take on the difficult task of helping our family members live out their last days.
The Administration wants to ease a regulation requires health care organizations provide patients with limited English a notice of free translation services.
Black people and Native Americans are under-represented in clinical trials, even when the drugs are aimed at a cancer that disproportionately affects them.