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Black Breastfeeding Week: Breaking Barriers and Bridging the Racial Gap

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Dear Moms, Put Your Air Mask On!

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Black Codependent Caretaker

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Meet Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, Co-chair of President-elect Biden’s Coronavirus Task Force

On his first Monday as President-elect, Joe Biden announced that...

COVID-19: The Reawakening of Blackness

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A Long Walk to HealthCare

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Knowing My Family’s Health History Saved My Life

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Therapy Is for Church Girls Too

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When Faking Normal Becomes the Norm

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The Heart-Breaking Disease that is Killing Our Black Women

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How Doulas Are Saving Black Women One Birth at a Time

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Decision Week: Pregnant, Surprised, And a Week to Decide Pt. 2

I sat in the passenger’s seat of my partner’s car...

A Retired OB/GYN’s Guide to Helping Black Mothers Survive

I am a retired physician from New York with 30...

Seeking Non-COVID-19 Related Care During the Pandemic

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