Health Care

Twitter lights up with opposition to the Republicans' proposed replacement to Obamacare.

On the last day of Black History Month, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of Union Address, where he continued tho show a flagrant disregard for the Black community.

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 […]

During a campaign rally in Ohio, when asked how he felt about being labeled a sexist and racist, Donald Trump cut the interview short. He did the same thing the day before.

Despite the Obama administration’s mission to alleviate the health insurance market through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” healthcare rates may rise up to nearly 35 percent in some parts of the U.S. for 2017.

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

A Wisconsin boy died after taking oxycodone following a tonsillectomy. Hospital officials say it's rare for patients to die following the routine operation.

According to most analyses, Black patients don’t do as well as White patients when it comes to health measures due to socioeconomic disparities, but researchers are finding that in situations where these injustices and social imbalances do not exist, the scales shift. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs conducted research that reveals the effects of the health system’s lack […]

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

“This was a good day for America. Let’s get back to work.” – @POTUS on the #ACA — Valerie Jarrett (@vj44) June 25, 2015 Updated: Thursday, June 25, 2015, 1:41 p.m., EST: President Barack Obama on Thursday praised a Supreme Court decision to uphold a key provision of the Affordable Care Act in a […]

Just days after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence declared a public health emergency in his state due to an HIV outbreak, it was revealed the county at the center of the explosion has been without a testing center since early 2013, reports the Huffington Post. The clinic in Scott County and four other Planned Parenthood facilities in the […]

Photo: CBO, Joint Committee of Taxation   On Thursday, the White House released a series of numbers pointing to the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act as well as projected numbers and a cost analysis for those who joined the Health Insurance Marketplace. RELATED: President Obama: “8 Million Have Signed Up” Based on numbers provided by […]