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Serena Williams has invested in the Black woman-founded healthcare startup HUED.

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Patrice A. Harris has officially become the American Medical Association’s first Black woman president.

Kendra Richardson is due this month.

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Inginia Genao, M.D.—a physician, author, and Yale University professor—is aiming to increase racial representation in the medical field.

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According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, Howard is the top university for sending African-American applicants to U.S. medical schools.

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A recent survey talked to patients about how they feel about the care they receive African Americans and Latinos in this country are less likely than white folks to believe their doctors care about them, according to a recent survey. “That’s one of the biggest takeaways of this work,” said Abigail Sewell, a postdoctoral research […]


As loved ones and fans of Muhammad Ali gather to say their final goodbyes during a memorial service in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday, several television networks will deliver live coverage of the ceremony. TV One, BET, and Bounce TV have announced they all will air Ali’s memorial.

Malachi Love-Robinson, the Delray Beach, Florida teen who was arrested last week for impersonating a doctor, has more legal troubles to handle, including a case in which he allegedly used a bad check to pay for a car.

A new study reveals Black children are getting far less medication than White children upon admission into hospitals.

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took place in December 2014; the 21-year-old recipient was given the generous donation after experiencing a botched circumcision at the age of 18. The botched job happened during a ceremony that is seen as a right of […]