Health care systems leaders who attended the Black Directors Health Equity Agenda conference this week in Atlanta learned that Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women.
Grocery stores provide healthy foods, create jobs and offer a place for community connection. "We started calling them front-line and essential workers for a reason," says one food access advocate.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is reexamining its treatment recommendations. Pediatricians have followed flawed guidelines linking race to risks for urinary infections and newborn jaundice.
When a new drug is up for FDA approval, trials may be held not only in the U.S. but other countries too. A study looks at global availability after approval. Big Pharma disagrees with the findings.