Black patients make up more than 35% of people on dialysis but just 13% of the U.S. population
A new movie produced by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s anti-vaccine group tries to capitalize on the covid-19 pandemic, the racial justice movement and renewed interest in the history of medical racism
In addition to shared culture and values, a Black physician can offer Black patients a sense of safety, validation and trust
Sending Science Majors Into Elementary Schools Helps Latino and Black Students Realize Scientists Can Look Like Them
Research shows a more diverse scientific community could lead to more innovation, better health care, more supportive academic spaces and a greater trust in science
Gardening, or even viewing plants, can reduce stress and diminish feelings of fear, anger or sadness
Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis Brings More Attention to Solving Long-Ignored Racial Gaps in Health
Where someone lives is the greatest predictor of health and life expectancy. A person's ZIP code is also a good predictor of their race and ethnicity.
Nearly 60 Million Americans Don’t Drink Their Tap Water, Research Suggests – Here’s Why That’s a Public Health Problem
People who don't trust their tap water shift to more expensive and often less healthy options, like bottled water or sugary drinks
People eligible for the coronavirus vaccine are running up against barriers that are designed into the very systems meant to serve those most at risk of dying of the disease.