How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers

Posted in: News, News 2018

A ProPublica analysis shows that women who deliver at hospitals that disproportionately serve black mothers are at a higher risk of harm. NEW YORK — When Dacheca Fleurimond decided to give birth at SUNY Downstate Medical Center earlier this year, her sister tried to talk her out of it. Her sister had recently delivered at …

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Race, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey NoneRace, Age Bias Common in U.S. Medical Care: Survey None

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  THURSDAY, Dec. 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 20 percent of older people who’ve sought care for chronic illness say they experienced discrimination in the U.S. health system, a new study reports. Racial discrimination was the most common kind, but the study also revealed discrimination based on ancestry, gender, age, religion, weight or physical …

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The New Normal: White Supremacists Remove Their Hoods

Posted in: News, News 2018

Have we hit rock bottom yet? We made it through 2017! But sometimes, it looked like we wouldn’t survive a year that seemed intent on shaking up the status quo. Following President Donald Trump’s election win, White supremacists everywhere removed their hoods, unafraid to publically spout their views. In this installment of The New Normal, …

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