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African-American Health (MedlinePlus)

The African-American Health page at MedlinePlus provides helpful information leading causes of death for African-Americans: heart disease, cancer, and COVID-19 (per CDC, WONDER database 2020), and other health concerns such as diabetes, obesity, immunization (e.g. flu shot), infant mortality, glaucoma, mental health. Extensive set of links

Asian-American Health (MedlinePlus)

Helpful health information for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from MedlinePlus. Top 3 causes of death (CDC WONDER database for 2020): Cancer, Heart Disease, and COVID-19.

Asian-American Health Statistics (CDC)

Health statistics for Asian-American or Pacific Islander Population from the CDC. Tables from Health United States provide breakouts by ethnicity in most cases. Most data from 2020. Leading causes of death are Cancer, Heart disease and COVID-19.

EthnoMed – Culture-Specific Practices in Health Care contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of refugees and recent immigrants to the US. Site has cultural profiles for Burmese, Congolese, and Marshalese. However, many other cultures and languages are referenced. Click on the “For Patients tab, then the language on the Side navigation bar on right. Created by Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington

Latino and Hispanic-American Health (MedlinePlus)

Latino and Hispanic-American Health page at MedlinePlus provides helpful information for Americans of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Dominican, South or Central American origin. Top 3 causes of death (2020) for Hispanics/Latinos are COVID-19, Heart Disease, and Cancer. (CDC WONDER mortality database).

Native American Health (MedlinePlus)

The Native American Health site from MedlinePlus provides helpful resources for American Indian and Alaska Natives. Over 500 federally recognized tribes. In aggregate, top 3 causes of death (2020): COVID-19, heart disease, and cancer. Links to find an Indian Health Service facility

Rural Health Concerns (MedlinePlus)

Ad-free website on Rural Health Concerns, from MedlinePlus. About 15% of the US population is said to live in rural areas. Includes topics such as agriculture health and safety, critical access hospitals, oral health (dentists), EMS ambulance, telehealth, and many resources from the Rural Health Information Hub.

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