Housing status isn’t always recorded in medical records, so researchers say new data are likely just the “tip of the iceberg”.
For people over 50, supporting everything from health care needs and personal care to home repairs and finances brings both challenges and rewards.
Brain connection study shows that socioeconomic factors, including at-home enrichment, are associated with widespread differences in children’s brain connections.
Black patients were 40% more likely than white patients to report uncontrolled pain scores. New hospital-based pilot programs aim to change that.
The research is some of the first to show that “patient activation” creates more equitable interactions between patients and physicians.