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  • Health Disparities:
    • National, 
    • New York State 
    •  Capital Region
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • Printable Resources on Health-Related Issues
  • Links to Further Information on Health Issues


Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities

Whether you are a health care provider, a member of a community-based organization, or just looking for useful links to further information, you will find helpful resources below.

Health Disparities

Minority Health Disparities is one of the top priorities on the nation’s healthcare agenda and narrowing this breach is one of the top two priorities of the Federal Government and the Department of Health and Human Services. Click here for a list of research and resources on minority health disparities includes links to the primary institutions tracking and supporting this public health issue. 

The Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Minority Health would be good places to start on this topic.

National  New York State 

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in New York State 

Additional Information on the ACA

Let's Ask 4: Questions for Consumers and Providers About Health Care(click here for video).  Institute of Medicine Discussion Paper, June 25, 2013.

Helping Consumers Understand and Use Healthcare in 2014Institute of Medicine Collaborative on Health Literacy and Access, Health Care Coverage, and Care.

National Women's Law Center

Raising Women's Voices 

Countdown to Coverage 

"The Affordable Care Act Gives Women Greater Control Over Their 

Own Health Care"


The Affordable Care Act and Your Family 

Enroll America  

Kaiser Health Reform Source: The States 

Community Catalyst. Promoting Racial and Health Equity Through the Exchanges

Printable Resources on Health Topics

ABC's of Stress and What to Do about It

Heart Disease page on Publichealth.org