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The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act for a third time. Here’s a look at responses from health care advocates.
Police killings of Black people and legal decisions to let cops go unpunished triggers emotional and physical trauma in Black Americans.
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Weather agencies team to map locations where poor people and people of color need help to combat the consequences of extreme heat.
As discrimination and disparities continue to negatively affect Black women’s health, some search for same-race doctors to administer care.
The actress designed a six-week program to fight the traumatic mental health effects of racism in school.
A ranking of over 3,200 hospitals has flagged major disparities in how segregated the U.S. health care system can be.
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