Health Equity & Social Justice
The Health Divide: The media shouldn't choose whom to call a 'community activist.' The community should.
Real community activists continue to shine a light on problems well after the media has packed up their equipment and moved on to the next story. Reporters should use the term advisedly.
This week, we’re launching a new column anchored by veteran journalist James Causey of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that explores health inequities in the broadest sense.
Not all medical studies are equal: A physician-journalist explains how to evaluate scientific evidence
“I want to highlight not just fact checking, but also source checking,” Dr. Seema Yasmin told fellows.
Georgia is one of the most dangerous states in which to give birth. One reason: A decades-old state regulatory system gives rural, Black Georgians less access to maternity care.
After experiencing life-threatening complications, those who survive labor and delivery often feel abandoned by the American medical system.
Stanford's Maya Rossin-Slater unpacks her team's landmark study, which finds even rich Black mothers are more likely to have worse birth outcomes than their white counterparts.
Capital B explores why Black people are more likely to die and experience severe health complications related to childbirth, an issue highlighted in our project about Georgia’s maternal care deserts.
Here's how we navigated Georgia's lack of data transparency.