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“As federal reproductive rights vanish, New York must again be a beacon for people who need abortion care

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NEW YORK — Following a leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Girls for Gender Equity, Latina...

African American men are seeking access to mental healthcare in high numbers

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Over the past few years, the violent experiences of the African American man showcased in the media, harken back to the days of Jim Crow in the USA....

found dangerous amounts of heavy metal concentrations, namely arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury, in baby foods

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On February 4, 2021, the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy found dangerous amounts of heavy metal concentrations, namely arsenic, lead, cadmium,...

Black Maternal Health Week Campaign

Photos: New York Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Black Maternal Health Week Campaign. In 2018, Congresswoman Alma Adams introduced...

“Working to reduce Black maternal mortality is a cause that we could not be more proud to support”

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(Black PR Wire) CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Inequality, systemic bias, high risk of complications and death. These are the realities...

People who live in communities with higher levels of racial prejudice have worse health outcomes

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WASHINGTON — People who live in communities with higher levels of racial prejudice have worse health outcomes, including more heart disease and mental...

Black patients living with serious illness receive poorer quality pain management from their healthcare providers.

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New York, NY (March 8, 2022)—Black patients and their families experience worse pain management, ineffective communication from providers, and an outsized burden on...

report outlining the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s nursing homes

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Health Care Association (AHCA) today released a new report outlining the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s...

More Black and Minority Doctors needed in U.S.

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Deaths related to COVID-19 were more than twice as high among Black, Latino, and Native American people as among whites in 2020, according to new research...

Georgia Power and water contamination

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For the past several years, Georgia Power has gone to great lengths to skirt the federal rule requiring coal-fired power plants to safely dispose of massive...

Prisons and jails have been fertile ground for COVID-19 outbreaks

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January 31, 2022—(BRONX, NY)—Prisons and jails have been fertile ground for COVID-19 outbreaks, leading to millions of cases in the United States. Individuals released from...

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and...

100-year anniversary of the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center

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December 30 , 2021 – The Health Department commemorated today the 100-year anniversary of the East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center with the release of “100 Years of...

Global COVID-19 Crisis, Delta and Omicron Variants

There is a board-game called Pandemic that has been around for years before Covid 19 circled the globe. In Pandemic, you and your fellow players are members of a disease control team. You must...

Omicron is the latest variant to arrive in the United States

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Omicron is the latest variant to arrive in the United States, and everyone knows the drill by now: wear a mask, keep away from crowded spaces, observe social distancing, stay...

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