Health

June 14, 2018
Hard-to-close-racial-health-gap

Hard to close the racial health gap

Why is it so hard to close the racial health gap in the US? The racial health gap in the United States is well-documented. The gap […]
June 14, 2018
hepatitis C treatment for african americans

Shorter Hep C treatment for Blacks

Hepatitis C treatment in black patients: Longer isn’t better A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for […]
May 2, 2018
African American Mothers

Black mothers are dying: the toll of racism on maternal health

The recent, high-profile death of Erica Garner, a 27-year-old African-American mother of two — one of them a 4-month-old infant — is a tragic example of how […]
April 5, 2018

African-American Death Rate Drops 25 Percent

The death rate for African-Americans (blacks) declined 25 percent from 1999 to 2015, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report released today. But disparities still […]