Uterine fibroids that can cause chronic pain and disrupt pregnancy plans disproportionately affect Black women, and research that would help women and girls is underfunded, experts say.
A total of 42 charges have been filed against nine people, including former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, in connection with the years-long Flint Water Crisis that killed 12 people. LX News welcomed Dr. Debra Furr-Holden, an Associate Dean for Public Health Integration at Michigan State University, to discuss what she calls “one of the biggest acts of environmental racism in...
COVID-19 Vaccines Are Reaching White Populations Before Black and Other Minority Communities, Study Finds
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, a study has found that they are disproportionately reaching white populations before Black and other minority communities. One of the authors of the Business Insider report, senior healthcare reporter Shelby Livingston, joined LX News to discuss the difference in vaccination rates, and the questions it raises about racial equity.