Enslaved People’s Health Was Ignored From the Country’s Beginning, Laying the Groundwork for Today’s Health Disparities
A relationship exists between the health of enslaved Blacks and the making of America.
Groups hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic have historically been underrepresented in clinical trials for disease treatment.
Black Americans are still contracting COVID-19 – and dying from it – at rates twice as high as would be expected based on their share of the population.
29 Jun 2020Your Health
Emerging research in the field of social genomics demonstrates how social stress, such as racism and discrimination, can shift the body's biological resources toward a state that increases risk for disease.
09 Jun 2020Your Health
Black women have always carried the heavy burden of racism and health challenges due to systemic racism. How much is too much?
05 Jun 2020Self-Care & Mental Health