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Denae Bradley
Posted On November 25, 2020 8:00 pm
FOCUSIn recent decades, much of the public debate about mass incarceration has centered on Black men. Incarcerated women have been historically neglected, although women’s incarceration rates have grown at twice the pace of men’s, with the majority of women being of reproductive age. Research shows that incarceration negatively influences women’s health, where incarcerated women suffer… View Article
Marie Plaisime
Posted On July 23, 2019 12:02 pm
FOCUS Each day, we are presented with reports of racially charged conflicts across the nation, yet we repeatedly ignore the indirect and often devastating impact of personally mediated racism within the health care system. Studies have shown that Black men are more likely to receive lower-quality care than are white patients, even when presenting identical… View Article
Ans Irfan
Posted On April 17, 2019 10:25 am
FOCUS Each year, thousands of workers die on the job, and those workers disproportionately come from low-income and marginalized communities. We, as a society, ought to do better. The location and type of one’s work should not determine one’s quality of life or lifespan. Work has been a known, fundamental social determinant of health in… View Article

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