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COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Need for Overhaul of U.S. Healthcare System

Lawyer and author Kenneth McCallion writes in the following commentary about the need to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system.

Much of the blame for the U.S.’s 225K+ COVID-19 death toll can...

A Story of Survival and Healing

The artist, Amanie Illfated. Photo: Miriam Moussa

[Trigger Warning: Heavy subject matter]

A Story of Survival and Healing...

I’m about to turn 31 years old. My birthday is...

The mortality rate for Black women diagnosed with breast cancer is 42% higher than the comparable rate for white women.

Glam Con Events, in partnership with the Pink Peppermint Project, will host a virtual event Saturday, October 10 to honor, celebrate, and encourage African-American women who are breast cancer...

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on Americans' mental health.

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on Americans' mental health.

One in three Americans suffers from severe anxiety, and one in four battles depression, according to recent Census Bureau data. Texts...

Among Latino elders, 72 percent of those living alone and 49 percent of couples had income insufficient to meet basic costs wher

The challenging goal of elder economic security – having enough income to live independently and afford a no-frills budget in later life -- is dramatically more difficult for older adults of color...

Jacob Blake

Some Americans are starting to understand that American racism is a serious health problem--especially to the families of Black Americans, like Jacob Blake.

Today, Representative Barbara...

Dr. Tung Nguyen, Dr. Nirav Shah, and Dr. Ashish Jha, recently discussed why the U.S. isn't doing well in managing COVID-19 at an event organized by the Ethnic Media Services.

The U.S.,...

Black newborns are more likely to survive during childbirth when cared for by Black doctors, according to a new study.

In the United States, Black babies die at three times the rate of...

Peter Navarro, one of President Trump's trade advisors, recently slammed pharmaceutical lobbyists for opposing his "Buy American" executive order.

In his view, these "well-heeled Swamp...

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), represents more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide...

As America and the world deal with the racial reckoning in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder, as well as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our awareness regarding the danger of climate change...

Amid rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths this summer, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) this week released “The Way Forward on COVID-19: A Road Map to...

Author Dr. Wim Laven says America must start to heal now from its ailments--even before removing wannabe dictator Donald Trump from office.

Anthropology is the study of human societies and...

Dr. Kelechi Uwaezuoke discusses how systemic racism negatively impacts Black and minority communities--including thru underrepresentation of doctors.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted...

The novel coronavirus or severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has infected over 11.79 million people around the world and killed over 543,000 individuals to date.

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