Dermatologist Danita Peoples-Peterson says some styles are causing hair loss, and tight braids are at the top of her list.
With so many students requiring mental health support and school districts confronting mental health clinician shortages, Sacramento organizations are stepping up to bridge the gap for students of color.
This fall, school districts across Texas are marking a shift to what educators call an “abstinence-plus” curriculum — the first time the state has revised its standards for sexual health education in more than 20 years.
The Food and Drug Administration updated its guidance this week for Tpoxx, which has been prescribed to tens of thousands of patients with the virus.
The US Preventive Services Task Force says for the first time that adults under the age of 65 should be screened for anxiety, according to a draft recommendation posted on Tuesday.
DeGruy and her daughter Bahia Overton are partnering with Chicago’s Organic Oneness — and they’re focused on ending racial trauma and bringing about justice.
After providing decades of care to Black patients, Dr. Gregory Hall says untreated high blood pressure is causing many to suffer strokes — and it doesn’t have to be this way.
As terrifying and heartbreaking as the COVID-19 pandemic was for adults, for some children the past two years have been even more challenging.
Understanding risk factors, staying up to date on primary care for early detection, and knowing treatment options can help limit disparities.
Prescribing Adolescents Multiple Psychiatric Drugs Now The Norm, Particularly In Minority Communities
In 2020, the journal Pediatrics reported that 40.7 percent of people ages 2 to 24 who were prescribed a drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder also were prescribed at least one other medication for depression, anxiety, or another mood or behavioral disorder.