Race and Racism Discourse in U.S. Nursing

Race and Racism Discourse in U.S. Nursing

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Racism has historically been entrenched in both nursing and nursing education in the United States, despite deliberate efforts to raise awareness about how racism can cause health disparities in ethnic minority patients. To date,...
New System Boosted Lung Cancer Surgery by 43% in Black Patients

New System Boosted Lung Cancer Surgery by 43% in Black Patients

If surgery for early non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is not performed within 8 weeks of diagnosis, survival outcomes are not as good as they could be. Ensuring that patients undergo surgery within this period can be lifesaving. A new system that was tried out at...
‘Alarming’ Dip in Routine Vax for Pregnant Women

‘Alarming’ Dip in Routine Vax for Pregnant Women

The percentage of low-income pregnant mothers who received influenza and Tdap vaccinations fell sharply during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in Black and Hispanic patients, a new study finds. The percentage of patients who received the influenza vaccines at two...
Health Improvements and Challenges for Sexual Minority Youth

Health Improvements and Challenges for Sexual Minority Youth

Mental health is improving, and discrimination and violence are decreasing, for adolescents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, mostly straight, or questioning their sexual orientation, according to a new survey conducted in British Columbia, Canada. Progress has fallen...