Healthcare can be dependent on an individual’s/nation’s income. But, a country’s economy can be heavily influenced by better health practices and policies. As Bloom and Canning stated: “Health may be not only a consequence but also a cause of high income.” This can work through
Michele’s classmates peered out of the classroom window and gasped in disbelief at what they saw. A thick, black cloud hovered over the small towns of Rodeo and Crockett menacingly, slowly traveling toward them. The smoke wouldn’t stop spilling into the sky, it seemed. The principal’s voice
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women who suffer from severe abdominal pain have to wait, on average, 65 minutes in the ER to receive care. Men, on the other hand, only have to wait 49 minutes. Often women who
Poverty. Divorce. Incarceration. Emotional abuse. Avoiding discussion of these topics can be easy due to their sensitivity, but in creating safe spaces of discussion for these Adverse Childhood Experiences, we can take a first step in reducing them. Adverse Childhood Experiences, more commonly known as
If you walk into the Nurx headquarters in San Francisco, California you will find yourself in an open-office space, colorfully accented with pastel pillows, plants and modern furniture. The trendy office is home to reproductive telehealth startup Nurx. Nurx aims to make reproductive healthcare more
Despite making up only 12 percent of the population, Black women represent 60 percent of all HIV infections in women in the United States. In fact, the rate of H.I.V. infection is 20 times higher among Black women compared to White women, making up 57
After pushback from disabled activists, high-risk Californians may be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting mid-March, depending on various restrictions.
Until recently, kidney screening procedures unfairly and negatively impacted Black patients, blocking those who needed care from accessing it.
People in the southern U.S. are overrepresented in the total population of people living with HIV, a phenomena that may be due to a number of cultural reasons.
Undocumented U.S. residents face hardship when trying to access healthcare and health resources, often due to public charge rules and language barriers.