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Healthcare at Your Fingertips: Should the FDA Regulate Mobile Healthcare Apps?

African-Americans own smartphones, the combination of smartphones and mobile healthcare applications seems like a match made in heaven. However, that marriage may soon experience a bump in the road since the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is considering applying a medical device tax on these apps.

Will Discussing Minority Healthcare Make It Better?

Inequities in minority health care can be eliminated when a clear pathway is discussed.

Raising Social Security Age Would Shortchange Black Men

Black males would lose out in Senator Tom Colburn’s plan to gradually lift the age people can receive Social Security benefits to 70 years...

How CDC Budget Cuts Could Widen the Racial Health Gap

For many decades, solutions to the intractable health disparities between African Americans and whites have eluded health-care professionals and policymakers. But in recent years, the Centers for Disease Control has made significant strides toward closing the gap through Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health, or REACH. But budget-cut requirements may reverse the advances.