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Study finds racial bias may affects decisions on heart transplant recipients

Posted November 11, 2019 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Racial bias may affect whether black patients with heart failure are approved for heart transplants, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. Researchers in Arizona asked... read more

Racism as a public health crisis: What Cleveland can learn from Milwaukee

Posted November 09, 2019 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Milwaukee struggles with the very same issues that Cleveland does: infant mortality, lead poisoning and other challenges that significantly affect black children. For every 1,000 black babies born in Milwaukee, 15.8 died before... read more

Racism to blame for deplorable African-American infant mortality rates, group says

Posted November 07, 2019 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — In three years, First Year Cleveland has dramatically reduced the Cuyahoga County infant mortality rate – dropping deaths by 18 percent. But African-American babies are four times as likely as white babies... read more

This Week in the CLE: Groundbreaking work on saving babies and more (cleveland.com podcast) 8:33

Posted November 07, 2019 in Media

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Sounds of Ideas: 400 Years of Inequity Summit Preview

Posted November 07, 2019 in Articles

Podcast Link:https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/400-years-of-inequity-summit-preview-shondor-birns-book-philanthropy-awards Confronting racism and the societal structures that deny opportunities to people of color will be the subject of a national conversation held in Cleveland this week. We will preview "400 Years of Inequity: A... read more

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