Racial bias is built into analytics software designed to target services to the neediest patients, according to a 

A COVID-19 survey of more than 50,000 people in 50 US states surfaced at least 3 important takeaways: Good News: Testing results are getting back sooner. Bad News: They’re still not fast enough to help with contact tracing and…

There's clear consensus that racial equity is key to COVID-19 vaccine distribution. Now, the debate is how to best achieve that.     

Predominantly non-white communities had almost 3X higher COVID-19 incidence than mostly white communities, even when income levels are accounted for, according to a new JAMA re

A week after Pittsburgh declared racism a public health crisis, a blanket of particulate matter clouded the skies over Steel City. Relentless pollution saw the city’s air “deemed unsafe to breathe” for 3 months last year, and is one of many public health woes that…

America’s tragic racial inequity in maternal mortality is baked into health systems and will take time, legislative lobbying, and structural change to uproot.   In the meantime, birth workers are doubling down to support black birthing families. SELF profiled 8 of them,…

A leading algorithm used to guide health care decisions severely underestimates the needs of the sickest black patients, revealing a stark racial bias favoring white patients, Science reports.   Correcting the bias would more than double the number of black patients…

“No providers come into this work for purpose of abusing women.”

Snipers in Dallas, Texas killed 5 and wounded 6 police officers in an attack US President Obama called a "vicious, calculated, despicable attack,” ABC  reports.