Young Black women face serious challenges in getting treatment for breast cancer, and are 40% more likely to die from the disease than white women, the CDC reports.
The edition highlights include "The Countdown," our storytelling event from the world of nuclear threats; how TV and telemedicine can make a difference in abortion care; being a protector can help save lives during COVID-19; and the pandemic's mental health impact
Experts from the world of nuclear threats and international security shared their amusing, poignant and personal accounts from key moments in their professional lives during a virtual storytelling event, “The Countdown: Atomic Storytelling From the People Who Know.”
Scientists, policy analysts and activists all presented five-minute stories of their experiences working for national security in the U.S. and in critical global hotspots. Their stories were honed with help from TV/film writers from Madam Secretary, Designated Survivor, Crazy Rich Asians and others.
With newly appointed conservative Supreme Court justices, legal abortion is the floor, not the ceiling for reproductive health advocates. The pandemic has laid bare the flaws in the health care system when it comes to abortion care.
Content that models “Be a Protector” behavior is based on continuing research by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, which seeks to slow the spread of Covid-19 for those most at risk.
Person-centered care is a team-based approach where a person’s values and preferences guide all aspects of their health care, supporting their realistic health and life goals.