Today, suicide is the second-leading cause of death among Black children ages 10 to 19. And that rate is rising faster for them than for any other racial or ethnic group.
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VA patients of color less likely to be prescribed blood thinners for a common cardiac issue, study shows
Researchers found that Black, Hispanic, and American Indian/Alaska Native patients were less likely to receive newer and more effective — and now standard-of-care — blood thinners.
The lawyers have challenged the settlement’s use of “race-norming” in dementia testing since 2018.
As the state eases distancing and mask mandates, health officials are still failing to successfully vaccinate communities that have been disadvantaged from the start.
In a statement, Mayor Jim Kenney said he learned of a “very disturbing incident” in which Thomas Farley had bombing victims’ remains cremated and disposed of, rather than returning them to the family.
Bones thought to have belonged to two girls killed in the 1985 bombing were stored at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology for decades through a muddled chain of custody.
Vaccination rates for Black and Latino people in Philadelphia are still half what they are for whites.
The Richard King Mellon Foundation announced it was awarding $500,000 to efforts to restore the National Negro Opera Company House.