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Susan Moore, MD, died of complications from COVID-19 in late December, after alleging racial bias in her care at IU Health North hospital.
Anthony Fauci, President-elect Joe Biden and senior legislators were vaccinated publicly to demonstrate their confidence in vaccine safety.
Some pastors are preaching about mental health from the pulpit for the first time.
Though I’ve had many truly amazing and exciting things happen this year, there’s still the stress of living in a divided country.
The Healthcare Anchor Network declares it is undeniable.
Despite progress, adolescents and young adults face substantial cancer disparities by race/ethnicity.
Six in 10 Americans believe racism can affect the health care a person receives.
A story about the need we all have to be addressed and acknowledged by our correct names. It’s a matter of showing respect.
Doctors aren’t properly trained to detect melanoma in patients with Black skin.
I posted some of the ugly things I’ve been told over the years on Instagram to express how words can be so damaging to a person’s psyche.
Many of my white friends complained about being too pale and needing to tan. I wanted to be like them and tan too, but I’m already brown.
Anthony Fauci, MD, highlighted how socioeconomic status contributes to racial disparities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting goes virtual.
I found this saying, “Before you speak...THINK! (T, is it true, H, is it helpful, I, is it inspiring, N, is it necessary, K, is it kind?”)
Racism and bias are not relics of a less enlightened past, but living, active forces that hold us back from scientific breakthroughs.
I’ve been uncomfortable being vocal about the racism I see and have experienced. Yet, I must push through it and not remain silent.
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