Healthcare News & Insights

Black mens’ death rates better in prison than out of it

No one’s going to mistake a stretch in a supermax prison for a week at a spa, but for some prisoners, the health benefits might be the same.

Study: Black stroke victims reluctant to call 911

New research: Most African-American stroke victims call a friend before 911 when they start to have symptoms.

Re-admissions and race

African-American patients and those using Medicaid have a much greater chance of being re-admitted to a hospital within a month of their discharge. 

End-of-life care and the ‘race gap’

Black cancer patients are less likely to have their end-of-life care wishes followed. The question is why.