A former wildland firefighter shares how he's gone from fighting fire to building parks and planting trees in Los Angeles.
Two decades ago, a landmark report called out racism in health care, indelibly changing the public health landscape. There is much more work to be done.
In South Africa, persistent bias in medical schools and health care means your health is still worse if you’re Black. Because you’re Black.
Living in Milwaukee’s Metcalfe Park neighborhood is bad for your health. It’s nobody’s fault—and everyone’s.
Research has established a clear, ongoing connection between systemic bias and health disparities.
Mary Bassett, New York state health commissioner, examines the close ties between wealth and health in America. It's time, she says, for the U.S. government to pay its debt to Black Americans.
Local officials are using regressive zoning laws to halt the expansion of syringe services. Experts say those laws discriminate against people who use drugs.
Essential drugs are out of reach for many people with rare diseases, leading to lifelong disability or death.
State lawmakers and drug companies press for easy access to birth control pills at the pharmacy — no doctor’s visit needed.
Abortion rights are just the latest casualty of U.S. failure to ensure universal and equitable access to healthcare.