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Local health departments receive $75 million in first round of public health funding

By ABIGAIL RUHMAN Eighty-six Indiana counties recently received the first round of public health funding to come from the state’s Health First Indiana initiative. Local health...

WATCH: Racism is a Public Health Crisis town hall  

The Indianapolis Recorder in collaboration with the Greater Indianapolis NAACP chapter presented a town hall conversation on workforce diversity among the city’s major healthcare providers.  

The NAACP hosts 52nd Freedom Fund Banquet 

The Greater Indianapolis Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted the 52nd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Sept. 21....

Indianapolis Mayor highlights study linking greenspaces to reduce gun violence

A new study has found that greenspaces in Indianapolis can help to reduce gun violence. The study, led by the University of Michigan School...

‘Racism is a public health crisis’ town hall

In a united initiative to foster inclusivity and eliminate racial disparities in medical care, four hospitals spoke about how they are tackling the issue of racism within their healthcare systems. 

The struggles of Black men and mental health

Black men lack the resources and support that is needed for them as it pertains to mental health. It is rare that a Black...

Shifting our traumas to triumphs: A self-care perspective on mental wellness

Wow! “I didn’t account for this…” YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Please allow me a moment of your time to voice my experiences and perspectives on...

New findings could change treatment of breast cancer

When Nadia Miller was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2007, she was already familiar with the disease. Two years earlier, the 26-year-old...

New findings could change treatment of breast cancer

When Nadia Miller was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in 2007, she was already familiar with the disease. Two years earlier, the 26-year-old...

Rates of syphilis, chlamydia lower in Black Hoosiers compared to national average

The Black community in Indianapolis is faring better than the African American population nationwide in terms of rising rates of syphilis and chlamydia.The Centers...
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