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Black patients have worse safety outcomes than White patients at the same hospital, study finds

Dive Brief: Black patients are more likely to experience an adverse safety event than their White counterparts at the same hospital, according to new data from the Urban Institute. Researchers analyzed 11 patient safety indicators and found in six of those, Black adult patients experienced significantly worse patient safety outcomes than White patients of the… Read More »

HIV disclosure disrupts the lives of Black gay and bisexual men in Louisiana

A qualitative study among Black gay and bisexual men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana sought to understand how HIV disclosure impacts a person’s life and relationships. The study explored how participants’ intersecting identities and the structural inequities they faced impacted their experiences with HIV disclosure. Men in the study experienced multiple negative consequences from disclosure, including… Read More »

The Rock Showed Off His Shredded Physique Before Filming a Shirtless Black Adam Scene

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made no secret of the amount of hard work that he has put into preparing for the eponymous role in DC’s upcoming blockbuster Black Adam. Ever since it was announced that he had been cast as the iconic book character, Johnson has been hitting the gym to build more muscle… Read More »

Oprah talks mental health on ‘Black Women OWN the Conversation’ on anniversary of George Floyd’s death

Entertainment Health Loading the player… As we’re commemorating the first anniversary of the sad and untimely death of George Floyd, the impact on our psyches has not been completely determined. The tragic murder of yet another Black man at the hands of police being broadcast repeatedly has taken its toll on the Black community, whether we are… Read More »

Black women who live with the consequences of structural racism face poorer outcomes in mental health

There are ethnic inequalities in mental health and socioeconomic status amongst older women living with HIV in the UK, Dr Danielle Solomon reports in Sexually Transmitted Infections. The findings show that women of Black African and Black Caribbean origin are the most likely to experience poverty, psychological distress and social isolation, but are the least… Read More »