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Hospitals: One Reason COVID Is More Lethal for Black Americans

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 18, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black COVID-19 patients in the United States are more likely...

Police Brutality Cases Harm Black Americans’ Mental Health

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As America awaits a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial, new research finds...

Black Women Dying of COVID at Higher Rates Than White Men

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 death rates are significantly higher among Black American women than among white...

‘Race Gap’ in Heart Health Has Changed Little in 20 Years

By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans who live in rural areas are two to three times more likely...

U.S. Life Expectancy Drops 1 Full Year Due to COVID-19

Many people lost their jobs due to the pandemic. People in lockdown also were more likely to eat poorly, drink more alcohol and use drugs....

Why Do Black Patients Fare Worse With Blood Cancer?

By Serena McNiffHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A pair of studies shed new light on why a relatively rare blood...