Tag Archives: Health

Black Men’s Distrust of Medical System Harms Their Health

New findings published in the journal Behavioral Medicine reveal that medical mistrust—the deep-seated suspicion of medical organizations—negatively affects Black men’s health, reports UConn Today. For the study, researchers analyzed associations between medical mistrust, perceived racism in health care, everyday racism and preventive health screening delays using data from 610 African-American men age 20 and older.… Read More »

85,000 Kaiser Permanente Health Workers Threaten Strike – Forbes

An exterior view of Kaiser Permanente’s $ 390 million, 352–bed Downey Medical Center. Kaiser Permanente opened its new state–of–the art 352–bed hospital and will largely replace Kaiser Permanente’s Bellflower Medical Center. The six–story facility Los Angeles Times via Getty Images More than 85,000 Kaiser Permanente workers represented by several unions are threatening a strike against… Read More »