When I was 3, India opened up its economy, bringing in companies from around the world. Everything changed. As a baby, I had cloth diapers. My younger brother wore disposable diapers.

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

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards helped kick off this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in Denver on Saturday with a keynote speech that underlined the conference’s focus on inclusiveness and health equity for all. She named racism…

Ahead of Thursday’s Future of Public Health event at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, we’re offering Q&As with each of the writers who will be speaking. Up today: A Q&A with Yamiche Alcindor, a national political reporter for the New York Times…

Despite expansions in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, racial and ethnic minorities still are more likely to have unequal access, receive poorer quality care and have worse health outcomes. The next webinar in the APHA series, Unequal Treatment:…

The first of a 4-part webinar series, the Impact of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of the Nation, kicks off tomorrow. The first webinar examines health inequities and racism in the US. APHA President Shiriki Kumanyika will discuss how racism is one of the most…

Health professionals have a responsibility to fight the racism that contributes to poor health, writes Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH, New York City's health commissioner, in a recent New England Journal of Medicine commentary. Bassett challenges the medical and public health…