New report shows Black Americans getting little post-COVID discharge care

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Over the past year, COVID-19 has disproportionately affected Black people in the United States. Now, a new report shows that Black patients who have...

Are You Addicted to Technology?

During the COVID-19 shutdown, many people increasingly turned to technology for entertainment and information, a trend that raises concerns about an increase in technology...

Melanin Fitspiration provides safe space for all to workout

We’re moving away from the days where you scroll down your Instagram timelines and see fitness instructors who are like bodybuilders. Muscles protruding from...

Researchers’ novel mind-body program outperforms other forms of treatment for chronic back pain

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Chronic back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In the United States, patients spend up to $300 billion each year to treat the condition, according to a 2012 study...

Hesitancy About COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Highest Among Black Parents

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Nearly half of Black parents (48 percent) were hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccine for their child, compared to 33 percent of Latinx parents and...

MIND Diet Linked to Better Cognitive Performance

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Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of aging human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of...

Dying at home, lack of healthcare contribute to COVID’s hidden death toll

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The official US death count for COVID-19 has now surpassed 650,000, but the true death toll is likely much higher. Recent research indicates that...

Do doctors treat pain differently based on their patients’ race?

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UCLA study shows physicians dispensed opioids for back pain more frequently to their white patients than to their patients of color Physicians prescribed opioids more...

Five Facts about Thyroid Cancer

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The thyroid, a key part of the endocrine system, is a small gland at the base of your neck that produces a hormone that...

OPINION: Why anti-abortion laws like Texas’s SB 8 are a danger to Black women

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The Supreme Court allowing SB 8, also known as the heartbeat law, to take effect has now led to the nation’s most rigid restriction...