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Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.
In crisis, public health comes undone purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 12:00 pm

In crisis, public health comes undone

According to the CDC, African Americans are 1.4 times more likely to contract COVID-19 and 2.8 times more likely to die from it than whites. For Latinxs, the numbers are 1.7 and 2.8 times more likely, respectively.
4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap purpose

Dec. 10, 2020 2:09 pm

4 ways to close the COVID-19 racial health gap

Research psychologists who help design interventions for COVID-affected communities, guest columnists Dorothy Chin and Tamra Burns Loeb offer a four-pronged approach in mounting an effective response.
Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup purpose

Dec. 2, 2020 1:56 pm

Racial disparities in telemedicine: A research roundup

Despite evidence of lower rates of telemedicine use among people of color, some research suggests that seeing patients in a standardized way on a screen might reduce providers’ biases and the resulting disparities in health care.
Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID purpose

Oct. 29, 2020 9:00 am

Like their parents, Latinx youth are suffering disproportionately from COVID

Latinx children are six times more likely than white children to test positive for coronavirus. This makes them the pediatric group most at risk for contracting the virus.
Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent purpose

Sep. 30, 2020 1:04 pm

Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent

"We have a responsibility as nurses to speak up when we see violence, harm, and injustice being performed against others," says guest columnist Marion Leary. 
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more funding

Sep. 10, 2020 1:42 pm

COVID-19 funding: Seniors both need more and give more

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy estimates that of the $11.3 million that has been awarded to COVID-related health causes regionally, only 1%, or $131,500 was directed to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. 
Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia? purpose

Aug. 26, 2020 1:02 pm

Can telehealth work in Southwest Philadelphia?

The answer is yes, but not without challenges. African immigrants in the Paschall-Kingsessing neighborhood are doing it all via their mobile phone screens.
As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling purpose

Aug. 17, 2020 1:44 pm

As the coronavirus rages in prisons, ethical issues of crime and punishment become more compelling

With 29 deaths for every 100,000 inmates, New Jersey has the highest COVID-19-related death rate in the nation.

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