Why Is It Still So Hard For Young People of Color to Get Therapy?
More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.
Anti-Choice Clinics Are Changing the Way They Operate to Qualify for Government Funding
Crisis pregnancy centers are offering more medical services so they can bill insurers and become eligible for federal family planning grants.
A White House Report on the Opioid Crisis Overlooks Gender Differences in Addiction
The report excludes studies showing that women experience pain and develop addictions differently than men—differences that mean women might not receive adequate treatment.
People in Puerto Rico Can't Get the Same Hepatitis C Meds as Other American Citizens Do
Unlike states, Puerto Rico’s federal funding for Medicaid is capped, leaving health officials with a difficult choice when considering covering hepatitis C drugs.
Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News
The Lingering Effects of Wildfires Will Disproportionately Hurt People of Color
The health impacts of wildfire aftermath can be far-reaching—and they're an often overlooked part of racial health disparities.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
How Racism Affects Your Health as a Black American
Researchers call it "weathering."
When Racism Anchors Your Health
An exploration of health disparities in America shows that even if you’re a black American in 2018 with a sound bank account, you can’t buy whiteness.
George M. Johnson
Setu Yoga Has a Plan to Make Yoga Less Skinny and White
This yoga collective is making room for leaders from marginalized groups.
My Open Letter to Doctors About How to Treat Black and Latinx HIV Patients
New research reinforces the fact that doctors are unable to effectively engage with high-risk communities. Here's why.
George M. Johnson
Here's What Being LGBTQ Can Do to Your Health
Being gay in 2018 means dealing with the health repercussions of old school discrimination plus new, startling research about heart health and cancer.
The First Woman Dean Is 'A Sea Of Change' At USC’s Scandal-Plagued Medical School
Laura Mosqueda, a geriatrician, will face a big challenge as USC reels from drug and sexual misconduct scandals that have enraged students and landed the university in legal hot water.
Susan Abram, California Healthline
Substance Abuse, Mental Illness Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Rural America
Access to treatment could have prevented many deaths in cash-strapped communities.
Meredith Rutland Bauer