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 ThomasPublic Health | May 17, 2024
"COPD prevalence is consistent with overall trends in COPD mortality rates, which also remained unchanged from 1999 to ...
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Tamara ThomasColorectal Cancer | May 16, 2024
Body size, insulin levels, alcohol intake, and educational level may likely drive colorectal cancer in people under 50.
Tamara ThomasPublic Health | May 15, 2024
Research revealed that patients treated by female doctors experience lower mortality rates and hospital readmission rates.
Tamara ThomasUrban Health Weekly | April 12, 2024
Gillian Barclay on the Oral Health-Overall Health Connection Among Children
Tamara ThomasPublic Health | April 8, 2024
"It's important to understand how the environments that children are in can influence their diet and nutrition."
Tamara ThomasUrban Health Weekly | April 5, 2024
Andrew Hertler, MD, talks about the importance of prophylactic mastectomy for individuals carrying high-risk gene mutations.
Tamara ThomasBreast Cancer | April 4, 2024
"Rates of post-mastectomy reconstruction in Asian Americans were much lower than non-Asian Americans.”
Tamara ThomasWomen's Health | April 3, 2024
Studies have shown that Black and White women develop endometrial carcinoma at similar rates.
Tamara ThomasUrban Health Weekly | March 23, 2024
Adrelia Allen, PharmD, discusses the urgent push for diversity in clinical trials.
Tamara ThomasKidney Disease | March 21, 2024
Pregnant women were 53% less likely to receive kidney care and 69% less likely to have dialysis surgery.
Tamara ThomasVaccination | March 20, 2024
COVID-19 vaccination may be associated with a small, transitory effect on uterine bleeding.
Tamara ThomasUrban Health Weekly | March 20, 2024
Dr. Andrew Hertler discusses updated pancreatic cancer screening guidelines that include BRCA 1 & BRCA 2 gene mutations.
Tamara ThomasEczema | March 19, 2024
Children with atopic dermatitis (eczema) may be at increased risk for developing allergic contact dermatitis.
Tamara ThomasBreast Cancer | March 12, 2024
Black women were less likely, and Hispanics were more likely to achieve pathologic complete response to Chemo for TNBC.
Tamara ThomasEye Disease | March 8, 2024
Low-density pigment in the macula may serve as an early warning sign of glaucoma.
Tamara ThomasDermatology | March 7, 2024
The impact of physiologic changes in pregnancy on rosacea severity is unclear.
Tamara ThomasBreast Cancer | March 4, 2024
Diagnoses of breast cancer in women under 50 have shown a consistent rise over the past two decades.
Tamara ThomasVaccination | March 1, 2024
Vaccines have been developed that significantly reduce the incidence of cervical cancer.
Tamara ThomasKidney Disease | February 29, 2024
Multiple factors drive health disparities in LGBTQ+ patients with kidney disease.
Tamara ThomasAsthma | February 28, 2024
Deep learning, an AI tool can improve the detection of patients with asthma and COPD at increased risk for hospitalizations.