October 2, 2018

Discrimination in America’s Health System

A patient of mine recently shared a story with me about her visit to an area emergency room a few years ago.* She had a painful […]
October 2, 2018
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Residents of ‘Black ZIP Codes’ Can’t Breathe

Your location determines your risk of asthma more than any other factor, new research finds Asthma is a lifelong affliction—crippling and expensive to manage. But it […]
October 2, 2018

Black Health: Your Greatest Wealth

One of the prevailing views on the disparities between whites and blacks in terms of medical care and mortality is that people of color suffer from […]
September 25, 2018

Obesity in African American Children

African American children and adolescents are more likely to be overweight and obese than their White peers. The Findings: African American youths are at higher risk […]