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New Algorithms Could Reduce Racial Disparities in Health Care

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Wired - Machine learning programs trained with patient reports, rather than doctors’, find problems that doctors miss—especially in Black...

Fund Black scientists

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Cell - Our nationwide network of BME women faculty collectively argue that racial funding disparity by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) remains the most insidious...

Working Agenda for Black Mothers

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Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes - Following decades of decline, maternal mortality began to rise in the United States around 1990—a significant departure from the world’s other affluent countries. By...

Infographic: Inequalities in HIV in the USA

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  • .#Lancet: Landmark. Despite advances in #HIV treatment & #prevention, huge inequities persist in #USA. #Black #women are nearly 18 times more likely than White women to have HIV. Other #disparities shown. #Hispanic #Latino Similarities to #COVID19 noted. https://t.co/l67rsCydIo https://t.co/l67rsCydIo

COVID-19, Obesity, and Structural Racism: Understanding the Past and Identifying Solutions for the Future

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ScienceDirect - Long-standing systemic inequalities—fueling unequal access to critical resources such as healthcare, housing, education, and employment...

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Related to COVID-19

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JAMA Network - This Viewpoint reviews data demonstrating worse risk and outcomes for non-White patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and makes policy proposals to mitigate the...

  • .#JAMA: 2-page Viewpoint: #COVID19 has made #social conditions far worse for #Black #Hispanic and #AmericanIndian persons in #USA. To tackle #disparities: 1 Expand access to #healthcare 2 Establish equitable care models 3 Address social determinants #SDOH https://t.co/6EDFUDM8gu

New digital mental health startup Hurdle lands $5M to focus on caring for Black communities

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MobiHealthNews - 406 Ventures and Seae Ventures led the round with participation from...

Demographic Characteristics of Persons Vaccinated …

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - This report describes demographic data of persons who received at least 1 dose of vaccine during the first month of the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination...

  • .#CDC: During first month of #COVID19 #vaccination in #USA, nearly 13 million persons received ≥1 dose of #vaccine. Of those: 63.0% - #women 55.0% - 50 yrs/older 60.4% - non-Hispanic White 11.5% - #Latino/#Hispanic 5.4% - #Black/#AfricanAmerican #nihCEAL https://t.co/A5I0aWoGJb https://t.co/A5I0aWoGJb

PNAS - COVID-19 has generated a huge mortality toll in the United States, with a disproportionate number of deaths occurring among the Black and Latino populations....