A childhood obesity prevention program helped kids get healthier, especially minority children, new research finds.
Adults who had incarcerated parents are less likely to get medical care when they need it and more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
Many hair products used by black women and children contain unlisted chemicals that can interfere with the body’s natural hormones.
A shorter course of treatment for hepatitis C works just as well as a longer one for black patients.
To improve health outcomes for black men, some researchers are bringing care to non-traditional settings, such as barbershops.
Efforts at improving health equity in Oregon have reduced disparities in primary care visits among African American and Native American people.
Death after surgery is more than twice as likely for black children than white children. New models indicate differing risk factors.
Communities with local health departments that promote and provide mental health care have lower rates of preventable hospitalizations.
Google’s “Street View” photographs can be used to predict if a town will vote Democrat or Republican. They can also be used to estimate a neighborhood's racial fabric.
One-third of African American men have been convicted of a felony, according to data recently published in Demography. For white men, the figure is less than half that.