Roslyn Lewis was at work at a dollar store here in Tuscaloosa, pushing a heavy cart of dog food, when something popped in her back: an explosion of pain. At the emergency room the next day, doctors gave her Motrin and sent her home

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Dr. Damon Tweedy was one of the first African-Americans to earn a scholarship to Duke Medical School, back in 1996, when the school was trying to encourage more diversity in its ranks

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Getting Over the Hurdles

June 10, 2016

To Partner with Patients in Decision-Making. Our Peter Young reflects on challenges and opportunities after hearing D. Watkins’ keynote at the Partnering with Patients in Decision-Making Conference

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Has the country done enough to overcome its Jim Crow health care history?

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Tale of Two Baltimore

April 15, 2016

Experts discuss roots of city health disparities. During a panel discussion Wednesday evening, public health experts explored more than a century of discriminatory public policy in Baltimore, and the results: two Baltimores with extreme—and life-threatening—health disparities for residents

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How to demand the best. People from racial and ethnic minority groups in America often get inferior care compared to white Americans

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After attending a lecture on deindustrialization in Baltimore (one of six in a series), our Peter Young reflects on the issues raised related to race, justice, and health

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(Video) PBS Newshour special correspondent Sarah Varney reports on efforts to repair the relationship between Baltimore hospitals and black communities, as part of a collaboration with Kaiser Health News

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