Mental health is a big contributor to pregnancy-related death rates, according to a new analysis in JAMA Psychiatry.
Health Equity & Social Justice
When COVID swept through two Los Angeles residential buildings, residents died in both. But there were eight times more deaths in the primarily elderly Asian American building than in a wealthier residence. Why the gap?
These six journalists will undertake ambitious reporting projects about important health concerns affecting Californians.
Children of color receive unequal healthcare; vital federal nutrition program faces $1 billion shortfall; disabled kids lack hearing aid coverage in 18 states; high sleep disorder rates pose health risks for African Americans.
LGBTQ+ community fashion swaps offer a space for self-expression and gender exploration.
Trans youth often face a long journey, studded with hurdles, in questioning and exploring their gender identity.
Childhood experiences inform a reporter's deeply reported series on how racism and inequities deliver worse health outcomes for Black Americans across the lifespan.
African Americans are four times as likely to develop kidney failure when compared to their white counterparts, and they are also less likely to receive a lifesaving kidney transplant.
Research has found that 46% of Blacks and Hispanics received bystander CPR when cardiac arrests happened in public locations, compared with 60% of whites. But the main question is, why?
The effort by Heather McTeer Toney, a former EPA official, is a part of a larger campaign to educate communities of color about personal and communal environmental harms.