Minority Populations - Diverse Health

Why Are Pregnant Black Women Dying?

by Nina Martin | December 13, 2017
On a melancholy Saturday this past February, Shalon Irving’s “village” — the friends an [...] Read more
Past Injustices Cause Minorities to Avoid Clinical Trials

Past Injustices Cause Minorities to Avoid Clinical Trials

by Melissa Fassbender | December 11, 2017
Clinical research’s sordid past has “left a stain” on the medical community as it tries t [...] Read more
Many Thousand Native Children to Lose Healthcare

Many Thousand Native Children to Lose Healthcare

by Mark Trahant | December 06, 2017
Congress has yet to reenact the Children’s Health Insurance Program and states will soon run [...] Read more
Documentary Probes Native American Connection to Tobacco

Documentary Probes Native American Connection to Tobacco

by Andy Steiner | November 27, 2017
Tobacco use has been dropping in Minnesota for years, but there is one community where nicotine [...] Read more

Opioid Crisis Hits Native Americans Hard

by Paul Gaita | November 20, 2017
The Native American population living on reservations has the highest overdose death rate among [...] Read more
First Latina Named NIH Scientific Director

First Latina Named NIH Scientific Director

by UCSF | November 15, 2017
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) has appointed Anna Mar [...] Read more
Uranium Mining Feared Threat to Native Americans

Uranium Mining Feared Threat to Native Americans

by Sputnik News | November 15, 2017
A Forest Service report issued earlier this month a recommendation that existing regulations be [...] Read more
Reservation Hospital Under Federal Sanctions

Reservation Hospital Under Federal Sanctions

by Associated Press | November 08, 2017
PINE RIDGE, S.D. — The Indian Health Service says a South Dakota reservation hospital previou [...] Read more
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