Tamara Thomas

Tamara Thomas, CHC, is the Editor-in-Chief of Urban Health Today and the host of the Urban Health Weekly podcast.

Articles by Tamara Thomas

Tamara ThomasAsthma | December 1, 2023
Multiple risk factors are associated with NSAID-exacerbated respiratory disease.
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Tamara ThomasHeart Health | November 30, 2023
Rates of heart disease deaths are substantially higher for Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders than for Asian Americans.
Tamara ThomasAsthma | November 29, 2023
Cytotoxic CD4+ tissue-resident memory T-cells, predominant in men over 40 with late-onset asthma, trigger severe attacks.
Tamara ThomasCancer | November 27, 2023
Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to die from second primary cancer than White and AAPI patients.
Tamara ThomasRheumatology | November 24, 2023
One of the reasons for PsA misdiagnosis is a lack of psoriasis symptoms.
Tamara ThomasHeart Health | November 22, 2023
Blood pressure control during an outpatient visit appeared to decrease slightly during winter months compared to the summer.
Tamara ThomasAsthma | November 20, 2023
Specific pollen types are associated with a higher risk of asthma-related hospitalizations in Black and younger patients.
Tamara ThomasAsthma | November 17, 2023
Patients with asthma who are obese had significantly worse small airway dysfunction.
Tamara ThomasRheumatology | November 16, 2023
Metabolic syndrome affects patients with psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis differently.
Tamara ThomasHeart Health | November 15, 2023
Adults who had experienced cardiac arrest were 7.3 times more likely to have chronic kidney disease.
Tamara ThomasDiabetes | November 13, 2023
“New ED diagnoses are associated with previously undiagnosed prediabetes and T2D."
Tamara ThomasHeart Health | November 10, 2023
Eating more trans-monounsaturated fats and conjugated linoleic acids may increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Tamara ThomasHIV | November 10, 2023
Researchers found that people living with HIV had an increased number of inflammatory factors like IL-6 or sTNFR1.
Tamara ThomasSpondyloarthritis | November 8, 2023
Researchers noted that approximately 47% of patients with SpA reported abnormal sleep behavior
Tamara ThomasCancer | November 6, 2023
Increased delays in the time to treatment initiation lead to increased mortality for various cancer types.
Tamara ThomasDigital Health | November 3, 2023
The study revealed that counties with the highest broadband access had the most robust healthcare system.
Tamara ThomasSpondyloarthritis | October 31, 2023
Researchers hypothesized that NSAIDs may lead to an inaccurate assessment of inflammation in the sacroiliac joint.
Tamara ThomasAsthma | October 30, 2023
Vaping is linked to an increased risk of asthma in adolescents, even those who've never smoked conventional tobacco products.
Tamara ThomasEye Disease | October 26, 2023
African Americans were diagnosed with glaucoma at significantly younger ages than Whites.
Tamara ThomasSpondyloarthritis | October 24, 2023
Patients with axSpA and PsA often experience diagnostic delays before receiving a correct diagnosis in a rheumatology clinic.