A paper in Journal of the American Heart Association explores the geographic hotspots of racial disparities in cardiovascular health among blacks and whites across the United States.
Written by Michael T. LeVasseur, PhD, MPH, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health. LeVasseur has commented extensively in news stories about COVID-19. […]
Evan Forman, PhD, director of the WELL Center, gives tips on how to manage healthy eating habits during social isolation.
Advances in screening and treatments for a broad range of chronic diseases have led to improvements in health, yet many lack access to such care – leading researchers, health care providers and public health agencies on a long, collective mission to find out why.
The world is changing. More than 70 million people – 2.3 million more than in 2017 – are currently displaced as a result of conflict, violence, and other factors, according to a United Nations report […]
Statistics look encouraging at the start of a career in medicine. Roughly equal numbers of men and women graduate medical school; Drexel University College of Medicine graduated an equal number of men and women in […]
Providing quality health care to people in rural communities has long been a challenge in the United States, with many providers finding that they cannot make enough money to provide services in these locations. As […]
After seven years of living with bouts of excruciating gastrointestinal pain and constant trips to the bathroom, the option of ostomy surgery sounded “freeing” to then 19-year-old Jennie David. She knew undergoing the surgery for […]
Entire classes of students calling out sick. Young, healthy adults dying. Hospitals overwhelmed with too many patients and not enough IV bags. Illness is plaguing thousands of Americans during what officials say is the worst […]
This month marks 50 years since surgeons at Stanford University placed the heart of a 43-year-old man in a 54-year-old patient — the first adult heart transplant performed in the United States. That surgery followed […]