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United Negro College Fund announces 17th annual masked ball 

“80 years of Black excellence” is the theme of this year’s UNCF masked ball to support higher education. The event is designed to celebrate...

Health equity expert shares how cardiovascular disparities can be eliminated

SPECIAL TO THE RECORDER By Roche Communications Staff African Americans are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease than white Americans, according to the...

“Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine” by Uché Blackstock, MD

Ugh, suddenly, just now, you don't feel well. Not at all. It might help to lie down somewhere for a few minutes or maybe there's...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Killing the ‘Strong Black Woman’

Breast cancer is responsible for killing Black women at a higher rate than it does other races. But why? For far too long, Black women...

A data breach exposed private health information of more than 200,000 Medicaid clients in Indiana

By FARAH YOUSRY The private health information of more than 200,000 Medicaid clients in Indiana may have been exposed in a data breach that affected...

Black doctor defies the odds and creates more representation in medicine

Dr. Russell Ledet is the only Black man to match into a triple residency program anywhere in the United States in 2022. He’s also...

Martin Center celebrates 50 years of service to sickle cell patients

Julie Daniels lucked out when her mother took her to the pediatrician when she all of the sudden couldn’t bear any weight as a...

Managing chronic pain with alternative treatment options

For a dose of reality on the impact of opioid abuse, consider this: In the U.S., illicit and prescription drug overdoses now kill more...

Soiree raises awareness of devastating disease

For the past 8 years, the Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center and the Indiana State Department of Health have hosted the annual Sickle Cell-abration...

Make the most out of a doctor visit: Be an intelligent patient

As health care reform continues to take effect over the next several years (in one way or another), millions of newly insured Americans will...
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