About 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease (formerly known as sickle cell anemia). Most of them are black. And many of them have faced challenges from the health care industry in getting their condition addressed

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Black Mothers Are Dying

January 12, 2018

The toll of racism on maternal health. The recent, high-profile death of Erica Garner, a 27-year-old African-American mother of two — one of them a 4-month-old infant — is a tragic example of how racism and access to health care for black mothers is a national crisis

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Not education. Not income. Not even being an expert on racial disparities in health care

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Belonging

September 26, 2017

Longtime Baltimore Ravens fan, and composer of ‘Unseen’, via the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program, Judah Adashi, continues his reflections on not watching NFL football in 2017 and the ethics of fandom in 21st century America

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Poor and minority patients receive less optimal pain management, are placed on enhanced recovery protocols later than wealthier, white counterparts

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Who Gets Health in Old Age?

September 20, 2017

Rich, White People. Access to insurance isn’t erasing race- and class-based health disparities

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Providing women and minorities with access to our finest educational research institutions is not only morally correct, it makes good sense… Diversity not only improves biomedical research training programs but is essential to them, as a cursory look at medical history shows

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Longtime Baltimore Ravens fan, and composer of ‘Unseen’, via the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program, Judah Adashi, considers the ethics of NFL fandom in 21st century America

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