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Interpreting Health

Many non-federal free, charitable, and faith-based clinics do not provide professional translation services because they cannot afford them.

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Restraining Care

The practice of shackling hospitalized patients introduces both physical and psychological harms.

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The Aftermath of Maria

Chronic disease prevalence among adults increased in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

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Skin Color and Skin Cancer Survival

Despite cancer treatment advancements, people of color continue to suffer worse melanoma-specific outcomes and have lower survival probability.

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Breaking Down the BMI

Researchers formulated a new definition of metabolic health based on systolic blood pressure, use of blood pressure medication, waist-to-hip ratio, and presence of diabetes symptoms.

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Recovering in Isolation

Severely isolated patients had a 119% higher risk of death within one year of ICU admission compared to the most socially-networked patients.

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Juliette McClendon

Psychologist Juliette McClendon, Big Health’s Director of Medical Affairs, talks about young adult mental health, the future of digital therapies and reaching marginalized populations.

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