Tag Archives: Black

Fear of HIV disclosure and lack of referrals means that the pain of many Black women with HIV is unaddressed

Specific clinical pathways to pain management and implicit bias training for healthcare providers are needed to ensure people with HIV receive appropriate care for chronic pain, argue Venetia Baker of King’s College London and colleagues in AIDS Care. Findings showed that Black people, especially women, were less likely to be referred for specialist pain management… Read More »

COVID Black is using data and creating space to honor Black lives lost to virus

Black History Month Health (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images, COVID Black) COVID Black is a Black health data organization that uses data to tell stories about the Black lived experience to advocate for health equity. The goal of COVID Black is to honor and value each Black life that is lost to COVID-19. Read More:… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

Mayo Clinic Q2 profit plummets under COVID-19 strain, but still in the black

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic saw a nearly 6.1% drop in revenue during the second quarter ending June 30, with much of that decline attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue at the Midwest division, where it is headquartered, was down more than 10%. While the Rochester, Minnesota-based nonprofit did post a $ 154 million operating profit… Read More »

Beyoncé’s “Black Is King” Makeup Looks Were a Love Letter to Black Beauty

Black is King couldn’t have come at a better time. Not that Beyoncé would ever adhere to our mere mortal timelines, but in a summer marked by death and protests, it was beyond refreshing to see Blackness as joyful and beautiful, something that is always worth celebrating, even if it isn’t February. Beyoncé gave us… Read More »