‘Down To My Last Diaper’: The Anxiety Of Parenting In Poverty

One in every three American families cannot afford enough diapers to keep their infants and toddlers clean, dry and healthy, according to the National Diaper Bank Network.

Black Students Suspended For Planning Demonstration Against Confederate Flag, Racial Slurs

Jessica Murray said her daughter is reluctant to be herself when she goes to class at Coosa High School in Rome, Georgia, because of racial taunts from white students.

How To Crush Medical Debt: 5 Tips For Using Hospital Charity Care

What if a law passed but no one enforced it? That’s essentially what has happened with one small but helpful rule about hospitals and financial assistance for medical bills.

Covid Testing, Turnaround Times Are Still Uneven This Far Into Pandemic

While covid testing is much easier to come by than it was early in the pandemic, the ability to get a test — and timely results — can vary widely nationwide.

U.S. Covid-19 Rates Are Declining, But Colder Weather Could Mean The Delta Wave Still...

This Delta variant could be the last major surge of the Covid-19 pandemic, but now is not the time for the U.S. to grow complacent as it has yet to run its course, an expert said Monday.

Study Shows How Medical Community Neglected African Americans With Covid

More than half of hospital readmissions within the 60 days following discharge were among nonwhite patients (55%), and the majority of post-discharge deaths were among white patients (21.5%).

Racism A Strong Factor In Black Women’s High Rate Of Premature Births, Study Finds

Black women are about 1.6 times as likely as whites to give birth more than three weeks before the due date. That statistic bears alarming and costly health consequences, as infants born prematurely are at higher risk for breathing, heart and brain abnormalities, among other complications.

Pfizer And BioNTech Approach Feds For Emergency Use Authorization For Vaccines For Kids

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials are expected to begin considering the application and have scheduled a meeting for later this month.

Grandparents May Hold Key To Overcoming COVID Vaccine Hesitancy In Black Community

Black seniors who themselves are vaccinated could be the trusted messengers the community needs to get the Covid vaccination, said public health experts at a news briefing Sept. 21.

‘I Am Here To Tell You It Is Not Over’

A Virginia family is trying to process how their 10-year-old daughter went from being perfectly healthy to dying in five days from Covid-19.