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Increasing Black participation in clinical trials

Black people have historically been underrepresented in clinical trial participation in the United States, and researchers and medical professionals are looking for solutions to the problem.

In Barbershop Clinics, a Cleveland Doctor is Diagnosing Arterial Disease in Black People Who Don't Seek Routine Health Screenings

“If y’all out in the community, that might show somebody they shouldn’t be afraid to get themselves checked out"

Pregnant Moms’ Stress May Accelerate Cell Aging of White, Not Black, Kids

Stress during pregnancy can impact children’s cell aging, and race is an important factor.

Disparities in Flu Rates Remain

Data indicates people of color are already being hit hardest during what experts fear could be a severe flu season in the U.S. Preliminary data culled from a network representing approximately 29 million people showed the cumulative hospitalization rate for Black patients with the flu as of Nov. 19 ...

VA has systemically discriminated against Black veterans for decades, lawsuit alleges | CNN

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) administered disability benefits in a racially discriminatory manner for decades, disproportionately rejecting Black veteran disability claims at a much higher rate than White veterans, according to a federal lawsuit filed by the Yale Law School's Veterans Legal Services Clinic.