Quantcast

RACE

A scandalous yet undeniable truth: Your race affects your health, both in terms of what you're at risk of, but also how you're treated.

Smoking
Smoking

Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

They make inhaling more comfortable and are often marketed to younger, newer smokers and people of color.
Jessica Migala
2.14.18
RACE
RACE

Doctors Don’t Always Believe You When You’re a Black Woman

Six black women tell us how they had to advocate for themselves in the doctor's office.
Joanne Spataro
2.2.18
rights
rights

How Fear of Deportation Affects the Body

It's not enough that it wreaks havoc on a person's mental health.
Melissa Pandika
1.30.18
immigration
immigration

Fear of Deportation Is Scaring Legal Immigrants Out of Getting Healthcare

People are afraid their information will be used to find their undocumented relatives.
Jesse Hicks
1.22.18
Trump's first year
Trump's first year

Trump Is Creating a Public Health Crisis For Undocumented Immigrants

Anti-immigrant sentiments have a chilling effect on vulnerable undocumented populations.
Kunal Sindhu
1.19.18
RACE
RACE

Vanderbilt Surgery Resident Says His Program Is Discriminating Against Him

“They didn’t even punish the guy who physically assaulted me,” Eugene Gu says.
Ankita Rao
1.18.18
Trump's First Year
Trump's First Year

Trump's Bigotry Will Make Millions of Americans More Sick

His actions ensure that discrimination will continue to be a problem well into the future.
Kunal Sindhu
1.17.18
RACE
RACE

Serena Williams’s Birthing Nightmare Is All Too Familiar for Black Women

As a black OB/GYN, I know this first-hand.
Sanithia L. Williams, MD
1.12.18
Race and medicine
Race and medicine

Race Isn’t Supposed to Matter in the ER, but It Does

How race can influence who lives and dies from trauma.
Shayla Love
1.8.18
organs
organs

The Racial Gap in Kidney Transplants Is Getting Even Bigger

Black and Hispanic people are getting fewer kidney transplants from live donors than they did 20 years ago.
Jesse Hicks
1.3.18
healthcare
healthcare

Preventing HIV Is a Matter of Privilege

How revolutionary is PrEP if vulnerable communities don't even have access to it?
Matthew Terrell
12.28.17
Daily Buzzkill
Daily Buzzkill

Life Expectancy in the US Dropped for the Second Year in a Row as Overdoses Rose

The report says quite plainly that higher death rates in young people are what caused​ life expectancy to fall.
Susan Rinkunas
12.21.17