Hispanic immigrants live longer than US-born whites but the life expectancy US-born Hispanics may soon be similar to that of US-born whites. Why? Obesity.
In the US, there’s increasing attention on high risk for heart disease among Americans of South Asian descent, a growing population of about 5.4 million.
Farms have already reported outbreaks among hundreds of workers in states that include California, Washington, Florida and Michigan.
Not only can the virus be brought into jails and prisons, but it also can leave those facilities and spread widely into surrounding communities and beyond.
Analyses also find virus is increasingly affecting younger age groups.
Health departments across the U.S. are working to create diverse teams of contact tracers to control the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
Hotspots are being detected throughout the South, and the virus is seeping into rural communities where hospitals are ill-prepared to meet the challenge.
As some schools on the largest reservations were closing on account of the coronavirus, students at Rocky Ridge Boarding School continued attending class.
What will the U.S. look like 10 years from now? Which demographic groups in the U.S. will grow and which maybe even decline?
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.