Consumer Health

Health information can be confusing. This guide provides accessible resources to help you understand and better manage your health.

Health Disparities

According to, a health disparity is "a particular type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or environmental disadvantage. Health disparities adversely affect groups of people who have systematically experienced greater obstacles to health based on their racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; age; mental health; cognitive, sensory, or physical disability; sexual orientation or gender identity; geographic location; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion." 

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This guide is intended to provide general consumer health information. These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You are encouraged to consult with your qualified healthcare provider for advice, diagnosis, and/or to discuss any course of treatment.