April 19, 2019
Health disparities make it harder for racial and ethnic minorities to live their healthiest lives. From cultural beliefs, diet and exercise habits to fundamental problems accessing care, minorities face unique challenges. As a result, members of these populations tend to live sicker, with a greater incidence of chronic conditions, and die younger.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) are on a path to change that. Here are four ways NPs are combatting health disparities on the front lines.
Health disparities have persisted for far too long, but NPs are out to change that. Visit an NP today to learn how you can improve your health!