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Amid growing concerns over his health and re-election bid for United States President after a shaky performance against Donald Trump in the first US Presidential debate, Joe Biden has reportedly called himself ‘America’s first black woman’ to serve with a black president. The slip of tongue happened while he was being interviewed on Philadelphia’s WURD […]

In a landmark announcement, the U.S. surgeon general declared firearm violence a public health crisis in the nation Tuesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy warned in the advisory that gun violence poses a “serious threat to the health and well-being of our country,” that has not just a serious physical toll, but mental as well. It marks […]

The U.S. surgeon general on Tuesday declared gun violence a public health crisis, driven by the fast-growing number of injuries and deaths involving firearms in the country. The advisory issued by Dr. Vivek Murthy, the nation . . .

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy declared gun violence a public health crisis Tuesday and called on the nation to address it with the same vigor used to reduce deaths and injuries from tobacco and motor vehicle crashes. The surgeon . . .

CNN  —  Gun violence in the United States is an urgent public health crisis that demands the “collective commitment of the nation” to stop it, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy says in a new advisory released Tuesday.

“When It Comes to Maternal Mortality, The U.S. Has Outdone Itself” is the first subtitle for a new interactive report I researched, wrote, and produced. I chose it because as I immersed myself in studies connecting the dots between systemic racism and the health disparities disproportionately affecting Black communities and the subsequent lack of family-supportive […]

Most groups of nonelderly adults of color are more likely than nonelderly White adults to report not having a usual doctor or provider and going without care. Roughly one third (36%) of Hispanic adults, one quarter of AIAN (25%) and NHPI (24%) adults, and about one in five (21%) Asian adults report not having a […]

I still recall the visceral reaction I had to hearing Serena’s birth story back in 2018. It was the first time the realities of birth and the maternal health crisis landed on my radar. I remember thinking: If that could happen to Serena Williams, what makes any of us safe? I packed the thought away […]

04.11.2024 Atrium Health News Atrium Health Pineville and Aurora Medical Center – Grafton on inaugural list highlighting Black Maternal Health Week 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – April 11, 2024 – Two Advocate Health hospitals have been recognized for their efforts in supporting Black maternal health by

“When It Comes to Maternal Mortality, The U.S. Has Outdone Itself” is the first subtitle for a new interactive report I researched, wrote, and produced. I chose it because as I immersed myself in studies connecting the dots between systemic racism and the health disparities disproportionately affecting Black communities and the subsequent lack of family-supportive […]


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