Black Patients Fare Better Than Whites when Both Get Same Healthcare, Study Finds
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Black Patients Fare Better Than Whites when Both Get Same Healthcare, Study Finds

Alan Zerembo, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES     (The L.A. Times) – On most health…

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Black Lives Matter In The ER: Black Kids With Appendicitis Undertreated With Opioid Pain Meds
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Black Lives Matter In The ER: Black Kids With Appendicitis Undertreated With Opioid Pain Meds

David Kroll, FORBES     (Forbes) – Black children were more than half as likely as…

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Los Angeles Midwives Aim to End Racial Disparities at Birth
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Los Angeles Midwives Aim to End Racial Disparities at Birth

Liana Aghajanian, AL JAZEERA AMERICA     CLAREMONT, Calif. (Al Jazeera America) — Ask Debbie Allen,…

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A Racial Gap in Kidney Transplants Closes But Work Remains
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A Racial Gap in Kidney Transplants Closes But Work Remains

LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears…

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U.S. Department of Health Sees Glimmers of Hope in Mental Health Status of Blacks
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U.S. Department of Health Sees Glimmers of Hope in Mental Health Status of Blacks

by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Things are “moving in…

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The Case for Black Doctors
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The Case for Black Doctors

Damon Tweedy, THE NEW YORK TIMES DURHAM, N.C. (The New York Times) — In virtually…

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Study: Racial Discrimination Fuels Obesity in Minority Communities
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Study: Racial Discrimination Fuels Obesity in Minority Communities

by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Exposure to racial discrimination…

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US Eating Habits Improve a Bit, Except Among Poor
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US Eating Habits Improve a Bit, Except Among Poor

LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except…

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Mixed Record on Progress of Black Women
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Mixed Record on Progress of Black Women

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite the stubborn persistence of racial disparities…

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Health Crisis is Real
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Health Crisis is Real

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   My friend is awaiting health insurance.  This is…

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