Healthcare Bias in Modern Society

Healthcare Bias in Modern Society

Health disparities are a societal issue, and healthcare providers and systems need to adapt to these changes. They must train future and current health care workers to be aware of implicit bias and how to correct it. Without that education, health care providers will...
Improving Health Care Availability

Improving Health Care Availability

The availability of health care is a key factor in a healthy population. Nevertheless, not all Americans have the same access to health care. The lack of healthcare services in the United States affects the population’s health and well-being. It is important to...
The Rise of Childhood Obesity

The Rise of Childhood Obesity

The rise in childhood obesity rates is alarming. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 6.1 percent of children aged 12-19 were overweight in 1970. By 2011, the rate had increased to 20.5 percent. The main culprits of obesity are not entirely...