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Cuyahoga County Citizens Advisory Council on Equity begins efforts to address racism as a public health crisis

Posted August 11, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A panel formed to combat racism as a public health crisis in Cuyahoga County met for the first time Tuesday, via teleconference software, and heard words of encouragement from County Executive Armond... read more

Battling Infant Mortality: The Healthcare Disparities Black Mothers and Babies Face

Posted August 11, 2020 in Articles

A mom who understands the pain of losing an infant shares her grief to help families in Cuyahoga County, where black babies are nearly four times less likely to survive to their first birthdays as... read more

Maternal Stress Is a Key Factor in Higher Black Infant Mortality

Posted July 28, 2020 in Articles

Being black in America makes it more likely that you will be diagnosed with conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. It even lessens the chance that you will draw your first breath or make... read more

Our Wellness Network: Helping People Work Through Pain

Posted July 22, 2020 in Articles

Listen to the live interview here WOVU 95.9 FM-LP is a community radio station that is an enterprise of Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc. (BBC), the nonprofit community development corporation serving Cleveland’s Central and Kinsman... read more

First Year Cleveland Launches New Support Network to Combat Infant Mortality

Posted July 19, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio — First Year Cleveland, a nonprofit organization formed to reverse the trend of infant mortality in Cuyahoga County, reported last year 13,925 babies were born in Greater Cleveland. But 120 of them didn’t... read more

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