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Minority Health Month: Spotlight on COVID-19

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

Minority Health Month: Spotlight on Hypertension

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Each week throughout April, in recognition of National Minority Health Month, PCORI will spotlight health conditions that disproportionately affect communities of color. One of PCORI's National Priorities for Health is…

PCORI approves $254 million to fund 28 new research studies addressing urgent health problems

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved $254 million in funding for 28 new research studies aimed at eliminating disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality, preventing suicide among young people, and improving behavioral health, maternal and infant outcomes, cancer care, surgical care and outcomes for people with chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

More than a dozen high-priority research topics approved for future PCORI funding opportunities

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More than a dozen topics ranging from healthy aging to prevention of drug addiction among adolescents and from telehealth to addressing bias, racism and discrimination throughout the health care continuum will be the focus of efforts to develop future research funding opportunities from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) following approval at today’s PCORI Board of Governors meeting.

Spreading Awareness and Interventions for Mental Health

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Mental health is a topic that some people feel uncomfortable discussing. But failing to spread mental health awareness can have serious consequences. For example, people with serious mental illness (SMI)—conditions…

Drawing on Mental Health "Experts-by-Experience"

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An estimated 43.6 million American adults—nearly one in five—have mental illness. Anxiety and mood disorders, including depression, are the most common forms. While these conditions are usually treatable, clinicians often…

In the Navajo Nation, a Focus on Health Data

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Native Americans have the highest rate of diabetes of all US racial and ethnic groups. Around 16 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native adults have been diagnosed with that…

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