It’s too easy to blame Black people’s rates of heart disease and diabetes for the high rate of COVID-19 related mortality. It’s so, so much deeper than that.
My experience with the COVID-19 disease, and why we need to take it as seriously as possible.
Study: Hair care might be barrier to health for black women. Should doctors be talking to us about it?
We can barely get doctors to hear us when we talk about the pain from bones dangling from sockets, or other real and sincere health problems. Doctors are supposed to care about something like our hair?
There is no predictive marker—age, socioeconomic status, location—that can protect us… but why?
If we truly value human life the way we say we do, then we should find it abhorrent that people are forced to choose between dying and the expense of living.
Real stories of doctors passing judgment on their patients, overlooking real issues and harping on weight instead.
Study shows trend of both white AND black doctors avoiding the topic of weight with obese Black patients..
Ten…or fourteen…reasons why the BMI is absolute trash.
At 700lbs, 49-year-old Terri Smith is unable to move, stand or roll on her own…
Is the term “normal weight obesity” sensible? Or is it a scam?
If a doctor or a dietician doesn’t have access to the information, how can they be trusted to guide you in the right direction?
Arizona’s governor on Thursday proposed levying a $50 fee on some enrollees in the state’s cash-starved Medicaid program..
My morning at NBC Studios filming the Melissa Harris-Perry show.
A look at how being overweight colors the quality of health care we receive.