Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and ‘Feel Cared For’

Fear of the pandemic and historically poor outcomes for Black women giving birth in hospitals is fuelling a demand for home births.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Lessons From How the Polio Vaccine Went From the Lab to the Public That Americans Can Learn From Today

The most significant biomedical advance of the past century had a rocky start, but ultimately the polio vaccine led to the disease being eradicated.

Science and Technology

How a New Way Of Parsing COVID-19 Data Began to Show The Breadth Of Health Gaps Between Blacks and Whites

Desegregating data of COVID-19 and other health issues provides a clearer picture of racial and demographic disparities.

Access & Affordability

Coronavirus Is Hundreds of Times More Deadly for People Over 60 Than People Under 40

What are the risks of death for people of different ages and demographics?

Your Health

What Is Race-Based Medicine?

Biased medical practices go back to the country's founding, and they hurt people of color.

Your Care

Racism Linked To Cognitive Decline in African American Women

African Americans have higher rates of dementia and Alzheimer's disease than white Americans.

Menopause & Aging Well

Closing the Racial Gap in Breastfeeding

More Black mothers are choosing to breastfeed and changing the narrative around breastfeeding in the Black community.

Pregnancy & Postpartum