Capital B explores why Black people are more likely to die and experience severe health complications related to childbirth, an issue highlighted in our project about Georgia’s maternal care deserts.
Health Equity & Social Justice
Here's how we navigated Georgia's lack of data transparency.
Overactive bladder syndrome is overlooked and yet incredibly debilitating
News organizations from around the country joined together to bring to light the interplay between immigration status and health. Many immigrants feel isolated and alone in America.
When Mukankindi arrived in Pittsburgh, enduring countless acts of violence and the loss of family, she fled to the Congo and then to Kenya, then Cameroon before resettling in Pittsburgh by Charities.
Deportation creates emotional difficulty, loss of livelihoods, effects of loneliness and the risk of losing housing and resources to meet the most basic needs.
Tek Nepal's meals used to consist of lots of starches. But since a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis last year, they have changed.
Trying to access health care without English language skills can often leave refugees lost in translation.
Refugees' first few months in the U.S. are filled with new experiences. Although the initial care is covered by medical assistance, they may still have unresolved issues and no way to pay for them.
As many as 1 in 4 of those detained have chronic medical conditions. Medical neglect can lead to deteriorated health and, in Fernando Dominguez Valdivia's case, death.