We need to take an active approach as a society to end health disparities among Black women that are caused by racism.
The fight for places where drug users can shoot up safely isn’t over—but it’s competing with an effort to expand access to medications that block addiction.
As of our most recent update, 12 states have added all PLWH to their Phase 1c rollout, but prioritization is changing rapidly as states develop their plans and additional vaccine doses become available.
Public health experts say it only makes things worse, but it can still feel necessary.
If we’re to address the lack of trust within Black communities and carve out a path forward, the health care system and its stakeholders first will need to reckon with both its racist past and present.
We still don’t know if the vaccines prevent transmission, so until we do, the masking and social distancing must continue. Sorry!
“I don’t know what healthy looks like anymore,” says Pato Hebert. “I know what I thought it was. I have fantasies of what it could be.”
The human papillomavirus is the most common STI, but people are still confused about how it works.
The latest medical advice from HIV doctors and health experts on how to remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic if you're living with HIV in the U.S.
A colonoscopy is gross, uncomfortable, and utterly uncool. But it could save your life.