News tagged with health conditions

Embarrassing illnesses no bar to information sharing

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research. A new study, published in the open ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Health
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'Go to the doctor? Only if I'm really sick...'

African American men could be putting their health at risk by avoiding disease screening, in the belief that the results might threaten their masculinity. Because they prove their masculinity through their sexuality and sexual ...

dateJul 21, 2009 in Health
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