Hair products sometimes used by Black women may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked with serious health issues.
Since 2019, policymakers from more than 50 American municipalities and three states have formally highlighted racism as a public health crisis.
In an op-ed, experts recommend banning menthol cigarettes, which have been aggressively marketed to Black people, contributing to health disparities.
High rates of colorectal cancer incidence and death among Blacks may be due to disparities in screening guidelines and research, say experts.
A study from Harvard Chan School helps quantify Massachusetts’ COVID-19 cases and sheds light on why people of color have been disproportionately affected.
It’s likely that maternal mortality among Black women in the U.S. will increase during the coronavirus pandemic, says Harvard Chan's Ana Langer.
The coronavirus pandemic, with its disproportionate impact on people of color, should be a wake-up call to address deep social and racial inequities, say experts.
The lack of a coordinated national strategy for COVID-19 is exacerbating health inequities.
Social scientist David R. Williams says reducing socioeconomic disparities could help African Americans fare better when future pandemics hit.
Black and Hispanic households with children in the U.S. are nearly twice as likely to be struggling to afford food during the coronavirus pandemic as white families, according to new research. Experts say that although there have long…