Posts tagged "Racism and Health"

August 7 news: Gun violence, opioids, medical school, children’s health, dengue and medical marijuana

Check out today’s public health news for Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

April 5 news: Surgeon General naloxone advisory, FDA opioids, environment and segregation, ACA, NPHW

Check out today’s public health news on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

Dec. 20 news: Tax plan and health, EPA delays hazardous chemical ban, racism and preterm birth

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017.

On racism: ‘It is difficult to recognize a system of inequity that privileges us’

APHA workshop offers powerful conversation on what we all can do to name racism, address it and, hopefully, move our society closer to one in which health equity is the norm.
APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones: We need a nationwide conversation on racism

APHA President Camara Jones underscores the need for a robust national conversation on racism as a first step to creating a healthier nation.
APHA talks education disparities in final ‘Racism and Health’ webinar

APHA talks education disparities in final ‘Racism and Health’ webinar

APHA has taken four deep dives into the impact of racism on the health and well-being of the nation.
‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

‘We will not realize the American dream’ until racism in health care changes

We know countless ways that racism harms our nation’s health. What may not be widely understood is the racism that isn’t seen can be the most destructive.