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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.
Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes purpose

Aug. 10, 2020 8:00 am

Más allá del modelo de promotoras: estos proyectos también se centran en el bienestar de los inmigrantes

El Programa de Bienestar Intercultural, el Programa de Bienestar Familiar para Inmigrantes Chinos, la Iniciativa Mente, Cuerpo, Espíritu y Espacio, y la Asociación Coreana Americana del Gran Filadelfia están encontrando soluciones a los impactos de COVID-19.
Addressing health inequities in the African American community purpose

Jul. 31, 2020 9:15 am

Addressing health inequities in the African American community

If you examine the novel coronavirus, it mirrors how the AIDS epidemic affected African Americans, says guest columnist Gary J. Bell.
Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways purpose

Jul. 16, 2020 11:57 am

Beyond the promotora model: These projects are focused on immigrant wellness in culturally distinct ways

The Intercultural Wellness Program, the Chinese Immigrant Family Wellness Program, The Mind, Body, Spirit, and Space Initiative, and the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia are finding solutions to the impacts of COVID-19 in their communities.
Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health purpose

Jul. 15, 2020 8:27 am

Biases in algorithms hurt those looking for information on health

"Correcting algorithmic biases and providing better information to users of technology platforms would go a long way in promoting equity," says guest columnist Anjana Susarla.

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