May 1, 2012
Limited health literacy is associated with misunderstandings about cancer susceptibility and benefits of early detection and low adherence to cancer screening.
May 1, 2011
This article examines how language and income interact with treatment of Type II diabetes in a large managed-care trial. Previous research has shown that minorities and low-socioeconomic status individuals have more poorly controlled blood sugar levels than White Americans.
September 12, 2010
Making signage easy to understand and eliminating language barriers is one simple way to iimprove the health care experience for everyone.
December 12, 2011
Researchers at the Pew Hispanic Center and a multicultural research network managed by the University of California, Los Angeles, studied disparities in health and access to care in Latino and other minority populations.
January 1, 2004
The Alaska Public Radio Network produced health-information news and features for the daily National Native News radio program, and developed a weekly call-in health program, "The Friday Wellness Edition."