health disparities

September 30, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Racial Disparities in Health Care Coverage

Lacking health insurance means more than facing expensive bills to pay for catastrophic diseases. It can mean something as simple as getting a blood pressure check. And in Montgomery County, the difference between the haves and have nots falls along racial lines, according to a recent study commissioned by the county council. Among whites, 3.8 […]

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June 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Disparities Within Latino Community Continues, According to Report

A report released by the Latino Health Initiative of Montgomery County found that health disparities continue to be a public health issue facing the Latino community in the county. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined the county’s Latino Health Steering Committee early Wednesday for the release of the third edition of a health status report […]

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