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Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race From Medical Algorithms. Doing So Is Complicated.

Alphonso Harried recently came across a newspaper clipping about his grandfather receiving his 1,000th dialysis treatment. His grandfather later died — at a dialysis center — as did his uncle, both fr...

Baltimore County Dialogs on Race: Advancing Health Equity

Long-standing systemic health and social inequities have been exacerbated by COVID-19 and severely impacted many racial and ethnic minority groups. Farajii Muhammad, host of For the Culture with Faraj...

It’s Not So Black and White: Race, Health Disparities, and How We Report Them

How is race utilized, reported and interpreted in biomedical research? Is the use of race as a variable in clinical research practical or problematic? How can researchers responsibly investigate healt...

‘Cruel’ Digital Race For Vaccines Leaves Many Seniors Behind

With millions of older Americans eligible for covid-19 vaccines and limited supplies, many continue to describe a frantic and frustrating search to secure a shot, beset by uncertainty and difficulty. ...

Older Adults Without Family or Friends Lag in Race to Get Vaccines

A divide between “haves” and “have-nots” is emerging as older adults across the country struggle to get covid-19 vaccines. This story also ran on CNN. It can be republished for...