health disparities

New Book Alert!: Author Linda Villarosa Goes Deep ‘Under The Skin’ And Explores How Racism Prematurely Ages Black Americans

"The lived experience of being Black in America is doing something to our bodies, plus the treatment in the healthcare system... can be unfair."
06/22/2022

American Medical Association Releases Anti-Racist Plan For Itself And Medical Profession

The organization is pledging to help create more equity.
05/12/2021

Study Suggests Attending an HBCU Could Be Better For Your Health

Research shows Black alumni may have lower health risks.
11/11/2020

Study Finds Black Women Must Work Harder to Lose Weight

Black women also have a lower metabolic resting rate.
12/30/2013

Black Pastors Give Praise to Obamacare

Faith leaders to help increase Black health-care enrollment.
10/23/2013

9 Out Of 10 Blacks With High Blood Pressure Will Suffer Early Heart Disease

The finding will help doctors diagnose heart issues earlier.
06/13/2012

Maya Angelou to Open Women's Health and Wellness Center

The center will offer clinical and preventative programs.
05/17/2012

Black Physicians to Recruit Blacks for Medical School

Numbers are increasing, but more are still needed.
01/26/2012

California Lawmakers Probe Racial Health Disparities

Legislators address high chronic disease rates among Blacks.
01/23/2012