From scientific studies to firsthand experiences, here are this year's top 5 stories that shine a light on health disparities in America, ranked in order of unique page views.
Living with racism is exhausting and a health risk, but you can find ways to protect yourself and others.
Dr. Daniel Hale Williams accomplished many "firsts" as a Black physician in the late 1800s, including one of the first open-heart surgeries in the world.
Racial disparities in bystander CPR rates for witnessed cardiac arrests are largest in public settings where the person needing aid is least likely to know people, preliminary research shows.
Though issues such as discrimination unify everyone under the LGBTQ umbrella, it's important to acknowledge the differing health challenges, experts say.
Linda Poolaw, the Grand Chief of the Delaware Grand Council of North America and daughter of famed photographer Horace Poolaw, talks about her sometimes wild past, her serious efforts to protect American Indian health and culture, and her secret for survival.