The CDC Just Declared Racism a Public Health Threat—Here’s Why That’s So Important
It directly affects millions of Americans—and, because of that, the entire nation as a whole, according to CDC director Rochelle Walensky.
The Cherokee Nation’s Lisa Pivec Explains Tribal Public Health Differs From Mainstream Health Care
As the senior director of public health for Cherokee Nation Health Services, she’s charged with helping to serve more than 340,000 tribal citizens.
What Is Xenophobia—And How Does It Affect a Person’s Health? Here’s What Experts Say
Xenophobia—along with hate speech, stigma, and discrimination—have been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the effects on mental and physical health can be long-lasting.
Nearly 70% of Reported Anti-Asian Incidents in the Past Year Were Against Women
Almost 3,800 racist incidents against the AAPI community were reported between March 2020 and February 2021.
Institutional Racism: What It Is, Why It Persists, and What You Can Do About It
Everything you need to know about a term that causes some confusion.
What Does It Mean to Identify as Gynesexual? Here's What You Need to Know
This sexual identity isn't confined to an attraction to females.