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
Success during a pandemic depends on striking “a fine balance” between the powers of central governments and those at the state and local level.
A Canadian emergency doctor connects the dots between human and environmental health.
Remote health care can help stem the spread of the virus and protect hospital workers while still addressing health issues.
Research shows face masks are highly effective—but there aren't enough even for health care workers.
As medical centers across Appalachia focus on increasing their capacity to test for the virus, these statistics provide a better understanding of the region's health and access to care.
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