Minority Populations - Diverse Health

3 Tribes Sue Opioid Industry for Damages

by AMY DALRYMPLE | January 11, 2018
Three Native American tribes from the Dakotas filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against major o [...] Read more
Race Could Matter in Outcomes for Preemies

Race Could Matter in Outcomes for Preemies

by Lisa Rapaport | January 08, 2018
(Reuters Health) – Among the tiniest preemies, black and Hispanic infants are more likely [...] Read more
Chinatown Hospital in L.A. Closes After 157 Years

Chinatown Hospital in L.A. Closes After 157 Years

by Associated Press | December 21, 2017
LOS ANGELES —The oldest hospital in Los Angeles has shut down and laid off all its employees [...] Read more

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