Tag: Uninsured

New Study Connects PTSD in Black Women to Preterm Birth, Recommends Action in Policy Equity

Repeated exposure to trauma and multiple stressors may be behind Black women giving birth early more than white women. A new study published by the Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice connects racial discrimination and post-traumatic stress disorder to preterm births. PTSD affects African-Americans more than any other group, and…

What You Should Know About the Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

Federal District Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas invalidated the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) on Friday. Millions who can’t afford health insurance premiums, and those who have pre-existing conditions (including pregnancy), children under the age of 26 who are covered by their parents’ insurance, are disabled, elderly, and low income could…