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Despite Obamacare Advances, Racial Health Disparities for Women of Color Abound

Despite Obamacare Advances, Racial Health Disparities for Women of Color Abound

by Julianne Hing on October 16 2014, 4:25PM

How does your state fare?

Topics: Health, /NOW

California Passes Bill Banning Forced Sterilizations of Inmates

California Passes Bill Banning Forced Sterilizations of Inmates

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.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health, /NOW

Detroit's Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

Detroit’s Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:36PM

Racial health disparities are squarely to blame.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Child Tobacco Workers in U.S. Linked to Marlboro, Newport, Camel Cigarettes

Child Tobacco Workers in U.S. Linked to Marlboro, Newport, Camel Cigarettes

by Aura Bogado on May 14 2014, 3:18PM

Some of the children—who are mostly Latino U.S. citizens—are as young as seven years old.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Black, Latino Kids with Autism More Likely Than Whites to Lose Motor Skills

Black, Latino Kids with Autism More Likely Than Whites to Lose Motor Skills

by Julianne Hing on May 9 2014, 4:07PM

Autism is marked by myriad racial disparities.

Topics: Health, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Video: Beyoncé Re-Make Says Every Body is Flawless Play

Video: Beyoncé Re-Make Says Every Body is Flawless

by Jamilah King on May 8 2014, 12:03PM

Here’s a little body positivity for your week.

Topics: Culture

The Revolutionary Workout That Every Black Body in America Needs

The Revolutionary Workout That Every Black Body in America Needs

by Jamilah King on February 11 2014, 11:28AM

Forget a playlist. History is what you need to feel inspired at the gym.

Topics: /NOW

The PTSD Crisis That's Plaguing America's Poorest Neighborhoods

The PTSD Crisis That’s Plaguing America’s Poorest Neighborhoods

by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 11:09AM

And the hospitals that aren’t equipped to deal with it.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Study: In Black Men, Internalized Racism Speeds Up Aging

Study: In Black Men, Internalized Racism Speeds Up Aging

by Julianne Hing on January 24 2014, 7:45AM

A new study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine finds that taking in racism can wear away at white blood cells.

Topics: Health

Watch This Woman's Inspiring Time-Lapse Video of 100 Days at the Gym

Watch This Woman’s Inspiring Time-Lapse Video of 100 Days at the Gym

by Jamilah King on January 9 2014, 11:26AM

It’s not just a vain attempt to lose weight and look slimmer, but a glimpse into one woman’s journey toward more self-confidence.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Indian Grandmother Wins Marathon Barefoot, In Sari

Indian Grandmother Wins Marathon Barefoot, In Sari

by Jamilah King on January 7 2014, 10:28AM

So this is awesome.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Misdiagnosed Among Black People

Vitamin D Deficiency Often Misdiagnosed Among Black People

by Von Diaz on November 21 2013, 3:04PM

A new study suggests differences in blood types among black and white people may be responsible.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Infographic: The Hard Search for Healthy Food in South L.A.

Infographic: The Hard Search for Healthy Food in South L.A.

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2013, 4:16PM

Six farmers markets serve all of South L.A., while West L.A.’s got 16.

Topics: How We Eat, /NOW

Report: Immigration Enforcement Takes Heavy Toll On Kids' Physical And Mental Health

Report: Immigration Enforcement Takes Heavy Toll On Kids’ Physical And Mental Health

by on June 6 2013, 11:20AM

A new report reveals that immigration reform could save hundreds of thousands of children from suffering physical and mental health strains.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

The State of HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (Infographic)

by Jorge Rivas on March 21 2013, 10:40AM

If you are a person of color — especially an African-American — you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Yes, Racism is a Public Health Risk

Yes, Racism is a Public Health Risk

by Jamilah King on March 12 2013, 11:43AM

Racism ain’t just about hurting people’s feelings.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Navajo Nation Plans to Become First Tribe to Manage Its Own Medicaid System

Navajo Nation Plans to Become First Tribe to Manage Its Own Medicaid System

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 12:01PM

The Navajo Nation is on its way to becoming the first tribe to manage its own federally funded medicaid program.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Study Finds 90% Jump in ADHD Diagnosis Amongst Black Girls

by Jorge Rivas on January 22 2013, 2:18PM

A new study of health records from California found the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010.

Topics: Health, /NOW

GMA's Robin Roberts' Interview with Sister Sally-Ann on MDS-Bone Marrow Treatment

GMA’s Robin Roberts’ Interview with Sister Sally-Ann on MDS-Bone Marrow Treatment

by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 3:24PM

“Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts says she’s doing better everyday.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Jesse Jackson Jr. Back at Mayo Clinic, Return to Congress Unclear

Jesse Jackson Jr. Back at Mayo Clinic, Return to Congress Unclear

by Jorge Rivas on October 23 2012, 4:51PM

Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has returned to a Minnesota Mayo Clinic hospital for “an evaluation.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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