More Than 21,000 Drug Stores Across the Nation to Offer Free HIV-Prevention Drugs
A new government program–Ready, Set, PrEP–will protect 200,000 uninsured and vulnerable Americans.
Yankton Sioux Nation Struggling To Recover From Climate Disasters Without Federal Assistance
Health and infrastructure issues plague reservation after a series of floods and cyclones.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Immigrant Insurance Rule
The government won’t be allowed to deny certain visas to people attempting to enter the United States without proof of insurance coverage.
This Planned Parenthood Bot Teaches Teens About Sex
The bot, named Roo, is a direct response to the Trump administration’s push for abstinence-only sex education.
Study Says Air Pollution Can Lead to Alzheimer's Disease
New research may explain why Black and Latinx people—who disproportionately breathe in toxic air—have a higher risk of getting the disease in America.
Doctors Offer Flu Shots to Detained Migrants, Feds Say No
Medical professionals warn the Trump administration that a “devastating” epidemic could be on the horizon.
Report Finds Toxic Sites Plus Climate Change Could Soon Equal Disaster
And the Trump administration is reportedly not moving to protect the people of color who live near hundreds of Superfund sites.
Native Americans Are Group Most Likely Not to Have Running Water at Home
A new report found that race is the biggest factor in determining access to water and sanitation access.
READ: How a Black Father Navigates the Health Care System
From the three-hour wait to the doctor who suggests that his 12-year-old son has syphilis, it’s a troubling journey.
EPA Seeks to Ban Some Scientific Studies in Creation of Public Health Regulations
Health advocates warn there will be an increase in air pollution and unsafe water.
New EPA Rules Will Allow More Coal Plants to Contaminate Fresh Water Supplies
Environmental activists warn that million of Americans—and a disproportionate number of people of color—will be affected.
Judge Blocks Rule Requiring Immigrants to Have Health Insurance to Secure Visas
“The ban would separate families and cut two-thirds of green-card-based immigration.”
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Alabama's Restrictive Abortion Law
If it had gone into effect, abortion would have been illegal from the moment of conception.
STUDY: Widely Used Medical Software Says Black Patients Don't Need Same Level of Care as White Patients
STUDY: Black Scientists Less Likely to Win Federal Funding For Research
Grant applications that include the words “socioeconomic,” “disparity” and “reproductive” are the least likely to win funding from the National Institutes of Health.
Why Is Endometrial Cancer Killing Black Women?
“We are not going to help women, and we are not going to solve this problem, if we don’t deal with the problem of race and racism.”
READ: Five Environmental Justice Activists On The Roots and Future of The Movement
Mustafa Ali, Dr. Robert Bullard and other key figures in environmental justice explore why their fight is a critical one.
Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Deb Haaland Introduce Bill to Give Immigrants Access to Health Care
More than 120 organizations endorsed the Health Equity and Access Under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families (HEAL) Act.
ICYMI: FDA Approves HIV Prevention Drug That Isn't Safety Tested for All
The Food and Drug Administration says that safety trials for Descovy primarily tested White cisgender men.
Research Reveals High Levels of Radiation in Navajo Women Stemming From Cold War
“Thousands of abandoned uranium mines dot the Western landscape, hundreds on the Navajo Nation alone, continuing to expose families to the ill effects of radiation, including kidney failure and cancer.”