Mothers of color can’t see if providers have a history of mistreatment. Why not?

BY: - October 9, 2023

This article was originally published by KFF Health News. When Selam Solomon Caldwell and her husband learned she was pregnant last year, the stakes for finding the right OB-GYN felt high. Caldwell, a Black woman, had heard stories from family and friends of maternity care providers who ignored their requests or pressured them into cesarean […]

As wildfires grow, poor, elderly disproportionately affected

BY: - October 5, 2023

This article was first published by the Oregon Capital Chronicle. People who are poor, older, suffer from disabilities or have unstable housing face a disproportionate threat from wildfires, a new study found. The research, published in the journal Science Advances, looked at areas hit by wildfires between 2000 and 2021. It found that nearly a half […]