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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.

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
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

It’s Fine to Be a Mom Who Uses Edibles, as Long as You’re White

The moms-who-microdose trend "reeks of white privilege."
Sarah Bregel
11.28.17
Race
Race

Researchers Are Helping Black Cancer Patients Get Treated Like White Ones

Even among patients of similar socioeconomic status, there's still a huge racial disparity when it comes to cancer treatment.
Shelby Hartman
11.21.17
anxiety
anxiety

Is Anxiety a White-People Thing?

Either there are significant differences in how races feel—or significant improvements needed in how we research them.
Caroline Beaton
11.9.17
We Asked
We Asked

Med Students at Black Colleges on How to Fix Healthcare for People of Color

Many of them have experienced the challenges themselves.
Ryan Brown
11.8.17
We Asked
We Asked

This Is What Addiction Was Like Before it Became a White-People Problem

"The recent progress we've made is a reaffirmation that white lives matter more."
Alexander Hardy
10.20.17
Race
Race

Millions of People Are Still Risking Their Health for Lighter Skin

It's a cultural obsession—one that's becoming dangerous.
Mary-Rose Abraham
10.4.17
Race
Race

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
hard data
hard data

Gay People Make More Money Than Their Straight Peers

But it's a small consolation for lower job security.
Justin Lehmiller
9.14.17
Race
Race

Black Women Are 3.5 Times More Likely to Die From Being Pregnant Than White Women

And Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare would only make things worse.
Sarika Chawla
9.13.17