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On Thursday, three of Central Indiana's biggest health care system announced they're taking steps to address racism in healthcare, calling systemic racism a public health crisis. The leaders of Eskenazi Health, Community Health Network, and Indiana University Health signed a pledge to promote health care equity in all the communities they serve.

INDIANAPOLIS — Officials at IU Health have committed to share weekly updates about the fight against COVID-19 in order to give the public a transparent look at the health system’s battle. “We are not complacent about our supplies. We are planning for the surge to be even greater than expected, we are looking for alternate […]

A Florida teenager fascinated with the medical field was arrested for impersonating a doctor multiple times.

Kim Ohaegbulam was not allowed to use the bathroom at an NYC bar and claims it was caused by racial discrimination.

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Samuel L. Jackson attends as many fundraisers for Alzheimer’s disease as he can because he’s convinced he’ll be diagnosed with dementia before he dies. Jackson fears he’ll follow in the footsteps of relatives that have succumbed to the condition. He says, “My grandfather had Alzheimer’s, my maternal and paternal grandmothers had it, my mom died […]

Wesley Warren Jr. had an household accident in May of 2008 that changed his life. Now, he just wants to earn a living and let people understand what he has been through. Speaking with Huffpost Live about the mishap he said, “I woke up the next day, and my scrotum was the size of a […]

Louisville sophomore Kevin Ware’s injury today in the Midwest Regional finals of the NCAA tournament will likely be remembered alongside Joe Theismann’s career-ender as one of the most tragically gruesome in sports history. But that’s not the only tragic and gruesome part of this episode, because unlike Theismann, who was working under a guaranteed contract, Ware was an NCAA […]

Indiana’s first African-American physician is being honored on Tuesday, more than a century after his death, with a commemorative grave marker. The unmarked grave that is believed to belong to Dr. Samuel A. Elbert, a physician who faced racial barriers attaining his medical degree at the Medical College of Indiana, will finally be turned into a headstone […]

More than 700 patients at the Buffalo Veterans Administration Center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C because of accidental reuse of insulin pens, according to a hospital statement and published reports. Authorities told The Buffalo News there is a “very small risk” for the diabetic patients who may have been […]

Michael Jackson‘s will expressly stated that, if for some reason, his mother Katherinecouldn’t care for his children in the event of his death, then he wanted longtime friendDiana Ross to look after them. That doesn’t appear to be happening anytime soon, even though 82-year-old Katherine Jackson lost custody of Prince,Paris and Blanket last week at the behest of grandson T.J., who has […]