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

The Color of COVID: Will Vaccine Trials Reflect America’s Diversity?

Groups hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic have historically been underrepresented in clinical trials for disease treatment.

Science and Technology

How Racism in US Health System Hinders Care and Costs Lives of African Americans

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.

Your Health

Coronavirus Deaths and Those of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery Have Something in Common: Racism

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.

Your Health

As It Stands: The Black Woman Still Reigns in Spite of the Rain

Black women have always carried the heavy burden of racism and health challenges due to systemic racism. How much is too much?

Self-Care & Mental Health