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Howard University and Georgetown University will launch a medical humanities center aimed at reducing health inequities.

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The National Institutes of Health awarded Tuskegee University with an $8.5 million grant to advance research surrounding racial health disparities.

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The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities awarded North Carolina Central University a $16.3 million grant for research on racial health disparities.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump recently said he would force Mexico to create a border wall that would halt billions of dollars Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. send back to their native country.

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss the launch of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. This new political caucus is devoted to public policy that eliminates significant barriers and disparities experienced by Black Women. Congresswoman Coleman explained women of color are “subjected to […]

Barbara Dawson, 57 died early Monday morning after a limited stay at Liberty Calhoun Hospital. Dawson arrived at the hospital on Sunday at about 10:30 p.m. with complaints of intense stomach pains.

Democratic congressional leaders, Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Barbara Lee, are calling on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the findings that show the incidence of breast cancer among Black women is equal to that of white women for the first time in recent history.

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Black and Hispanic males are bearing the brunt of medical costs because of health disparities and, as a result, men, their families, and the U.S. economy are suffering under the towering burden, according to a new study released by Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health. SEE ALSO: Microwaving Vegetables: Does It Destroy The […]