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Does the gut microbiome contribute to health inequities?


A greater understanding of how the gut microbiome affects health in minoritized populations can lead to targeted treatments to help redress the balance.


Medical News Today

June 16, 2021

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has Shone a Bright Light on Health Inequities in the United States

According to the CDC, Native American and Native Alaskan persons are 3.3 times more likely, Black persons 2.9 times more likely, and Hispanic persons 2.8 times more likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19 compared with Whites.

June 14, 2021

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Why Everyone Should Care About Health Disparities – And What to Do About Them 

By American Health Association News
June 10, 2021

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A new tool tracks health disparities in the U.S. — and highlights major data gaps
By StatNews
May 26, 2021