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Boston Review

HOW A POPULAR MEDICAL DEVICE ENCODES RACIAL BIAS. To measure oxygen in your blood, light from a pulse oximeter must pass through your skin. This should give us pause, since […]
Boston Review

U.S. News

Study: Race, Poverty Tied to Coronavirus Disparities. Poverty alone can’t explain community-level racial and ethnic disparities in infection and death rates, a new analysis indicates.
U.S. News

CNN

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION MAY HARM BLACK PEOPLE’S COGNITIVE HEALTH, STUDY FINDS. Chronic stress can change your brain. Experiencing racism could make it worse. Black women who frequently experienced daily racism … had […]
CNN

NBC News

HEALTHY BLACK CHILDREN HAVE A HIGHER POST-OP DEATH RATE, STUDY FINDS. Researchers found a stark disparity in post-operative risks by race, and cited poverty and lack of access to health […]
NBC News

Science

‘HUGE HOLE IN COVID-19 TESTING DATA MAKES IT HARDER TO STUDY RACIAL DISPARITIES. Roughly 35% of tests performed at a center in Phoenix and 30% in Atlanta had come back […]
Science

Centre Daily Times

‘NOTHING OCCURS IN A VACUUM.’ 3/20 COALITION PLANS ‘TEACH-INS’ TO EDUCATE ABOUT RACE, MENTAL HEALTH. An activist group formed after a white State College police officer fatally shot a Black […]
Centre Daily Times

New York Times

WHO GETS A VACCINE FIRST? U.S. CONSIDERS RACE IN CORONAVIRUS PLANS. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and an advisory committee of outside health experts in April began working […]
New York Times