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Distance learning makes it harder for kids to exercise, especially in...

Katelyn Esmonde, Johns Hopkins University and Keshia Pollack Porter, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health This fall hasn’t felt much like “back to school”...

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that’s a hard...

Ryan Huerto, University of Michigan and Edwin Lindo, University of Washington In today’s America, minority patients still have markedly worse health outcomes than white patients....

As rural Americans struggle for health care access, insurers may be...

Simon F. Haeder, Pennsylvania State University Living in rural America certainly comes with a number of benefits. There is less crime, access to the outdoors,...

Study: Racism shortens lives and hurts health of blacks by promoting...

April Thames, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Negative social attitudes, such as racism and discrimination, damage the health...

Minorities face more obstacles to a lifesaving organ transplant

Camilla Nonterah, University of Richmond Patients who experience organ failure need a transplant to improve their odds of survival and to achieve a better quality...

How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan Researchers have documented “large, pervasive and persistent” racial inequalities in the U.S. Inter-group relations are among the factors that contribute...

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind

Matthew A. Davis, University of Michigan and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century,...

Why poverty is not a personal choice, but a reflection of...

Shervin Assari, University of Michigan As the Senate prepares to modify its version of the health care bill, now is a good time to back...

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Jennifer Ladino, University of Idaho When I took a post-college job as a seasonal ranger at Grand Teton National Park 23 years ago, I noticed...