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CNN  —  Firearm deaths surged in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic, killing a record number of people in 2021. But as America’s gun epidemic gets worse, its burden is not equal. A new

Florida International University researchers are at the forefront of ensuring the health and well-being of underserved communities don’t slip through the cracks. In 2017, FIU’s Community-Based Research Institute won a $13.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build the Research Center in a Minority Institution at FIU (FIU-RCMI), which focused on […]

A recent report by non-profit March of Dimes shows that the U.S. has high rates of pre-term births. Kaitlyn Radde/NPR hide caption toggle caption Kaitlyn Radde/NPR A recent report by non-profit March of Dimes shows that the U.S. has high rates of pre-term births. Kaitlyn Radde/NPR Katie Cato and her husband Neil were delighted when […]

McMaster’s HOPE Chair in Peace and Health Ingrid Waldron is co-organizing the International Black Health Conference. The first of its kind in Canada, the conference will bring together researchers, policymakers, community organizers, government officials and members of diverse Black communities to focus on improving Black health outcomes. With higher rates of diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular […]

What GAO Found Each year in the U.S., hundreds of women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth—known as maternal death. GAO’s analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data shows that maternal deaths increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the data show that COVID-19 was a contributing factor in one quarter […]

Teva, the largest US supplier of Adderall, expects shortages to continue for the next 2-3 months; FDA expands use of Boostrix for immunization during the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent pertussis in infants; over the last 3 decades, Black women had a 40% higher breast cancer death rate compared with White women. Teva Says […]

Oct. 9, 2022 — The breast cancer death rate in the U.S. dropped by 43% during the past three decades, translating to 460,000 fewer breast cancer deaths, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society.  At the same time, Black women continue to be more likely to die from breast cancer even though […]

CNN  —  The breast cancer death rate in the United States has dropped significantly, but Black women continue to be more likely to die from the disease despite having a lower incidence of it, according to a new American Cancer Society report. The

The current MPX outbreak in U.S. appears to be slowing down, following its emergence in May and rapid acceleration in June, with most cases having been reported among gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. Cases peaked in August and have recently begun to decline, largely attributed to the

Two years after Black Lives Matter, Chartered Management Institute research points to the need to offer more to deliver change – a message that resonates with the theme of this year’s Black History Month – “Time for Change: Action Not Words.” The Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 saw many organisations commit to tackling racism […]


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