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Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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Healthcare (health-care) is broadly defined as any care, service, or supply related to the physical or mental health and well-being of an individual through the services offered by the medical and a...

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Atopic Dermatitis

The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

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Can sexual risk and behaviors among women help explain HIV disparities by race/ethnicity?

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Researchers examined the sexual behaviors of a nationally representative group of US women that can prevent against or increase risk for HIV infection...

British South Asian mums needed for health study – Lancashire Telegraph

British South Asian mums needed for health studyLancashire TelegraphBRITISH South Asian mums with children under 12 months are being invited to participate in a research study that looks at the rise i...

Providers: Do We Have To Define Population Health To Make It Useful?

Editor’s Note: Richard Sullivan is the chief operations officer for Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Maybe the initial challenge of...

Science and society: Development of the Asian Men's Health Report: challenges and opportunities

In this Perspective, Ng and colleagues detail the development of the Asian Men's Health Report (AMHR), detailing challenges faced during its creation. Men's health reports can support the development ...

Addressing stigma, coping behaviors and mechanisms in persons living with HIV could lead to better health outcomes

Investigators from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a new conceptual framework highlighting how unique dimensions of individual-level HIV-related stigma might affect the health o...

CDC annual report: Prescription drug use, obesity rates increase

Life expectancy is up and tobacco use is down, but there are still several concerning health indicators in the CDC’s 40th annual report on long-term trends in health and health care delivery of the ...

How can EHRs be used for population health purposes?

EHRs can be a nuisance. But new research shows data from electronic health records can be a useful tool for population health surveillance.

Nonprofit Groups Battle Sexual Health Stigma in South Asian Community

South Asian-American community groups are increasing access to contraception and teaching workshops to reduce sexual health stigma.

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South Asian Health. From Research to Practice and Policy: An Overview.

The US South Asian population has grown tremendously, and is now over 2.5 million. South Asians often face tremendous cultural, socioeconomic, linguistic and structural obstacles to good health, and f...

Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014.

Although the Asian or Pacific Islander federal race category was split into two in 1997 (1), few reliable health statistics are available for the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) population...

Changes in behaviors and indicators of mental health between 2006 and 2010 in the French working population.

The 2008 economic crisis may have had an impact on mental health but the studies on this topic are sparse, in particular among the working population. However, mental health at work is a crucial issu...

Predictors of Bone Mineral Density among Asian Indians in Northern Mississippi: A Pilot Study.

Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disorder characterized by low bone mineral density (BMD) that leads to an increase in bone fragility, causing an individual to be at an increased risk for fractures...

Disparities in Health Care Quality among Asian Children with Special Health Care Needs.

There is a dearth of information on the quality of health care for Asian American children and particularly Asian children with special health care needs (CSHCN). The goal of this article was to deter...

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