Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC's 'honor system' mask guidance threatened vulnerable communities

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may have increased the threat of COVID-19 infection in the Black community and among some other racial and ethnic minority groups when the agency updated its mask guidance ...

Vaccination

How to increase vaccination rates among Black people in Canada

To increase vaccination rates among Black people who are at high risk of COVID-19, employing an Afrocentric health-promotion approach that is centred on respecting patients' values and perspectives can help, argue authors ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Understanding black youth suicide: Steps toward prevention

While little research exists on how and why the rates of Black youth suicide are rising, research does show the rate of suicide in Black youth younger than 13 years of age is approximately two times higher compared to white ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

As variant rises, vaccine plan targets 'movable middle'

Thrown off-stride to reach its COVID-19 vaccination goal, the Biden administration is sending A-list officials across the country, devising ads for niche markets and enlisting community organizers to persuade unvaccinated ...

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