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Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso today launched a multimedia, multicultural maternal health public education campaign

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BROOKLYN, NY (November 16, 2022) – Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso (above center) today launched a multimedia, multicultural maternal...

“Segregation in health care is akin to residential racism; both are deeply embedded in our society.

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(New York, NY, November 14, 2022) – A team of equity researchers at Mount Sinai’s Institute for Health Equity Research (IHER) will use a $2.5 million grant from the National...

North Carolina's notorious Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, toxic contamination continued unabated for over thirty years

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For almost a century, the US military's negligent disposal of hazardous substances in and around its installations have adversely impacted the lives of our service members....

newsletter providing news and insights on strategies and interventions that seek to eliminate structural racism

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BOSTON, MA - The Healing ARC Campaign today released the first edition of its newsletter providing news and insights on strategies and interventions that seek to eliminate...

 reparations plan that raised Black net worth sufficiently to eliminate the racial wealth gap for Black American descendants

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BOSTON, MA - A study published Monday in JAMA Network Open concludes that the racial wealth gap has lethal implications for Black Americans. On average, White households...

Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts passed away from pancreatic cancer at 73.

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Sadly, days before Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, religious leader Reverend Dr. Calvin Butts passed away from pancreatic cancer at 73. His loss was a massive blow to his...

Economically distressed counties were saddled with poor health even before the pandemic struck

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The Covid-19 pandemic offers fresh proof of the tight relationship between individual health outcomes and the strength of the local economy. New county-level findings from...

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, warned that there is a very narrow window to prevent genocide in Tigray.

The Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) urged the international community and the media on Wednesday to give the crisis in Ethiopia “the attention it deserves”.

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“Smoking kills and its inequitable impact is not accidental, it is by design,” said Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan.

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The New York City Health Department Monday released a new report emphasizing the need to address the root causes of smoking inequities, with recommendations on how to make...

The UN chief on Sunday called for governments worldwide to prioritize healthcare, in a call to make a “sustained political commi

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The UN chief on Sunday called for governments worldwide to prioritize healthcare, in a call to make a “sustained political commitment” so their countries can be better...

The first-of-its kind funding, which is informed by the lawmakers’ Anti-Racism in Public Health Act

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BOSTON – Friday, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) applauded the U.S. Department of Health and...

Young Black Family Outside Laughing NAACP and Brookings publish the Black Progress Index, a first-of-its-kind analysis of Black

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Washington, D.C. — New landmark data analysis of U.S. counties and metro areas, the Black Progress Index, an interactive dashboard that examines the impact of social and...

one of the most important health issues affecting the Black Community—Black Maternal mortality.

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Once again Black Voice News investigative reporter Breanna Reeves has peeled back the layers on one of the most important health issues affecting the Black Community—Black...

James Turkson, PhD, professor in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai

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James Turkson, PhD, professor in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, is uniquely positioned for a new role developed...

Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities

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Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on...

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