Carrying a pregnancy to term is riskier than having an abortion, especially for non-Hispanic Black women.
New research points to a biological way that racism can lead to health disparities.
Microaggressions are more subtle than outright discrimination. But they can directly affect HIV treatment outcomes.
Researchers had suspected that chemical hair relaxers might be behind racial disparities in breast cancer diagnoses. A new study narrows in on lye as a possible cause for that link.
Though COVID-19 has killed Black Americans at nearly twice the rate as white Americans, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they’re eager to get the vaccine.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
Getting the real answers on health gaps requires a deep dive into the demographics.
Pluralism — the active process of inclusion — could reduce disparities in some of the most pressing health issues of our time.
Blacks are dying at higher rates from COVID than whites, showing yet another example of gaps in outcomes between blacks and other groups. The cause is more sociological than biological.