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Racial & Ethnic Disparities

ER Closures & Mortality at Nearby Hospitals

There has been an increase in demand for emergency care in the U.S., yet access to emergency rooms is diminishing. From 1996 to 2009, annual visits to Emergency Departments (EDs) increased by 51% [...]

October 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Insuring Our Nations Veterans

Photo courtesy the City of North Charleston, SC (Creative Commons / Flickr) Myth: All United States military veterans receive health insurance. Fact: More than 1.5 million U.S. veterans were [...]

April 14, 2014 // 3 Comments

LGBT Insurance Disparities

Image: May Young (Flickr / Creative Commons) Legal marriage for same-sex (SS) adults is currently recognized by 16 states and the District of Columbia. An additional 3 states grant civil unions, but [...]

March 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

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