News bites: Health disparities remain

Racial and ethnic disparities continue to plague the U.S. health system, Kaiser Health News reports.

The statistics are part of the CDC's Healthy People 2010 report, released Thursday.

The four California U.S. attorneys' offices are conducting a coordinated crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries this week, Bloomberg reports

The U.S. Preventive Service Task Force will recommend that healthy men don't need prostate cancer screenings with prostate specific antigen (PSA) because the test does not save lives and often leads to unnecessary testing, interventions and treatment, MedPage Today reports.