black infant mortality
As Zika makes its way north, pregnant women should be concerned about small babies, not only small heads. Despite being world-class and first-rate in every way, for at least a century, the United States has been satisfied in accepting the fact that some newborn babies just won't make it, especially black ones.
The Ohio governor just cut funding for a program that helped over 2,800 black mothers in 2015.
When it comes to health disparities the burden is obvious, as a myriad of social and individual risk factors combine to form the disadvantage for blacks. Blacks in the United States have a greater risk of illness, injury, disease and death than other racial and ethnic groups.
November 15th is National Philanthropy Day in the US--a kickoff to the Thanksgiving countdown and the annual giving season culminating again this year in #GivingTuesday on December 3rd.
PITTSBURGH — Amanda Ralph is the kind of woman whose babies are prone to die. She is young and poor and dropped out of school