When measured by the blunt calculus of mortality, being black in the U.S. is a killer.
by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 5:14PM
“Both science and law must inform our approach,” the federal government says.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2014, 2:05PM
Sixty-one percent of all Californians have experienced some kind of trauma as children.
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2014, 4:25PM
How does your state fare?
by Miriam Zoila Pérez on August 28 2014, 11:00AM
A new report for the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination calls attention to health care discrimination against black women and Latinas—and its dire impact.
by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 4:19PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has until August 31 to sign or veto it, or it goes into effect on its own.
by Stacia L. Brown on August 5 2014, 2:49PM
Colorlines discussed long-term effects of gun violence in a Twitter chat held this afternoon.
by Carla Murphy on July 31 2014, 10:39AM
In a 2-1 vote yesterday, the clinic narrowly missed being shut down
by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:36PM
Racial health disparities are squarely to blame.
by Miriam Zoila Pérez on July 1 2014, 3:00PM
On its face there is nothing about this ruling that singles out women of color. But our political and economic realities exacerbate the negative impacts of restrictions on women’s health.
by Julianne Hing on June 30 2014, 11:42AM
In a 5-4 ruling.
by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 4:07PM
Autism is marked by myriad racial disparities.
by Carla Murphy on May 5 2014, 5:46PM
Smokers have six months to quit
by Julianne Hing on May 2 2014, 5:17PM
Latinos posted lower than projected signup rates in President Obama’s healthcare enrollment, according to new numbers released Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services. Part of that may have been due to families’ fears about how handing over…