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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.

immigration
immigration

Protecting Undocumented Moms Improves Their Kids' Mental Health

According to a sadly relevant new study on DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Ed Cara
8.31.17
RACE
RACE

Doctors Are Victims of Xenophobia in Trump's America

Racial tension percolating in the shadows is finding light in the hospital.
Jalal Baig, MD
8.28.17
guide to healthcare
guide to healthcare

The Race Gap in Healthcare Closed a Little Under Obamacare

Fewer black and hispanic adults skipped doctors’ visits after the law passed.
Ed Cara
8.25.17
RACE
RACE

What Police Brutality Does to a Black Parent's Mental Health

"I'm afraid my toddler will grow up to be a ‘threat’ and pay for it. That's not normal."
Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez
8.22.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

We’re Drinking So Much It’s Now a 'Public Health Crisis'

If you have 4 to 5 drinks in one sitting at least once a week, that's considered high-risk behavior.
Alexandra Ossola
8.9.17
RACE
RACE

People See Fat Asian-Americans as 'More American' Than Thin Ones

Just...wow.
Jesse Hicks
8.3.17
WEED
WEED

Cory Booker Proposed a Bill That Would Legalize Marijuana Nationwide

And that's just the beginning.
Jesse Hicks
8.2.17
The Future of Cancer
The Future of Cancer

This Physicist Invented a Cancer-Killing Laser That Could One Day Replace Chemo

“When I was taking care of my aunt, I was like, There must be something better than just dying like this."
Shelby Hartman
7.21.17
We Asked
We Asked

What Therapists Think About Their Worst Patients

"He was hitting many stereotypes of the racist cop."
Juli Fraga
7.7.17
mental health
mental health

My Black Barber Remains My Therapist

Healthcare is in flux, but my haircuts never are.
Ryan Brown
6.30.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Yoga Works as Well as Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Do some downward-dogs and call me in the morning.
Amber Brenza
6.19.17
Stuck in the 50s
Stuck in the 50s

Medical Studies Still Exclude People of Color

And that's a huge problem.
Alexandra Ossola
6.2.17