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A Mayo Clinic physician emphasizes the need to empower patients by expanding access to care and education.
African American women’s use of chemical hair relaxers might help explain their higher risk of death from hormone-related cancers.
Considerable evidence shows that diversity in medicine improves care, and some argue that it “literally saves lives.”
The American Cancer Society commits to improving lives by increasing diversity in medical education.
The Center for African American Health aims to improve health outcomes for Black Kansans.
Black American mothers are three times more likely to die in pregnancy compared with white mothers.
Although the nation made progress closing the gap between white and Black mortality from 1999 to 2011, COVID erased two decades of progress.
Structural racism and lack of health care access contribute to Black men’s poorer post-surgery outcomes.
A new study emphasizes the impact structural racism plays in brain development.
Black men living in rural areas were at greatest risk for heart failure.
Cigarette smoking negatively impacts HIV management and treatment.
Patient satisfaction surveys fail to ask whether the patients experienced discrimination or received culturally competent care.
The Rutgers study also found connections between racism and high levels of anxiety.
Ace Robinson, who has over 20 years of experience in health work, is the first Black gay man to lead PCAF.
Black women were particularly vulnerable to these brain changes.
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