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Adolescent Mental Health is Worsening with Varied Impacts by Race, Sex, Sexual Orientation

June 29, 2022

A recent issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation says anxiety and depression, drug overdose deaths, self-harm and eating disorders have increased in adolescents as access and utilization of mental health care has declined.

More Difference by Race: Disparity in Hospice Use, ED Visits and Hospitalizations Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Dementia

June 09, 2022

Findings reported in JAMA Network Open today show that Black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries with dementia were less likely to use hospice services than White beneficiaries and were more likely to have emergency department visits and hospitalizations.