If the state extends Medi-Cal to all undocumented immigrants, they would be eligible to receive potentially life-saving health care.
Anti-fat bias and diet obsession hurt everyone, says Aubrey Gordon. Her new book looks at the roots of that harm and what we can do about it.
Cooler weather means more time spent indoors, which requires greater precautions to avoid contracting or spreading the coronavirus.
As the U.S. braces for a seasonal uptick in COVID-19 cases, two public health researchers assess what’s worked for states to keep infection rates low.
Trump’s executive order can’t replace the protections and systems in the Affordable Care Act.
The president has free access to the best medical care in the world. There’s no reason why the rest of America shouldn’t get what their taxes pay for.
Trump has a number of risk factors that increase the chance of mortality with the disease. But the president’s wealth may be the best medicine he has.
Health inequity for Black people in the U.S. is not a new phenomenon. But COVID-19 shined a light on the problem—and it’s costing lives.
The Chronic Stress of Being Black in the U.S. Makes People More Vulnerable to COVID-19 and Other Diseases
Racism is a chronic, uncontrollable, and unpredictable stress that can wreak havoc on the mind and body.
A coordinated, science-driven, national-level strategy is vital to an effective response.
Racism and classism create conditions where people of color, those living in poverty, and other marginalized groups have limited access to resources that affect health
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unveil the deficiencies in all of our systems, racial disparities—particularly the disproportionate number of Black people dying—top the list. The staggering statistics keep pouring