by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 26, 2014
“The U.S. lags behind other developed countries because there remain significant gaps in access to and utilization of prenatal and preconception care," experts warn.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 20, 2014
A worker infected with tuberculosis interacted with patients in Providence Memorial Hospital’s nursery for nearly a year before doctors diagnosed him with the disease.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 12, 2014 Updated: September 12, 2014
Federal government officials have their sights turned on minorities who have yet to sign up for health plans through the marketplaces.
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by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 25, 2014 Updated: August 25, 2014
Racial health disparities start early.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 8, 2014
Strong parent-child relationships can strengthen children’s physical and emotional well-being, ultimately giving them the skills they need to positively engage others.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on August 5, 2014
A succession of emergency room and clinic closures has created what medical experts call “medical deserts,” areas where health services aren't within close distance.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 25, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
African Americans need to complete two more levels of education to have the same probability of getting a job as their white peers.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: May 28, 2014
Maya Angelou died today. Why her voice lives on.
by Mike Rivera Posted on April 9, 2014
It's an important move for a city that hasn't always embraced its multicultural heritage.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 3, 2014 Updated: April 4, 2014
Black women graduate high school, attend college, participate in the labor force, and start businesses at higher rates, but they still get left behind.