In the Gap: Voices from the Health Divide
  • December 24, 2014

    A holiday gift: Obama's "sweet spot" economy

    Here's some giddy holiday cheer, courtesy of today's Wall Street Journal: The U.S. economy is rounding out 2014 in a sweet spot of robust...
  • December 15, 2014

    Why does the "liberal" media keep booking Dick Cheney?

    On Meet the Press yesterday, Dick Cheney began his gig by saying "It's good to be back." I'm sure it was. Meet the Press has lon...
  • April 16, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Veterans with diabetes 'battle' to stay healthy in Philadelphia

    Preventing diabetes is the Holy Grail, but many health experts say, for now, they'd like to just help more people manage the disease. Better, y...
  • March 5, 2012 |  Special Series: In the Gap

    Recruiting adults to prevent unplanned teen pregnancies

    This month the WHYY/WURD series on African-American health — In the Gap: Voices from the Health Divide — examines teen pregnancy prevention. A door-t...
  • February 6, 2012 |  In the Gap

    Debating how and how often to test for prostate cancer

    African American men -- and others with a higher-than-usual risk for prostate cancer -- are at the middle of a debate about whether the main screening...
  • January 2, 2012 |  In the Gap series

    In extreme old age, blacks outlive whites on average

    Many African Americans live too intimately with violence and discrimination; too far away from nutritious food and health care. For those reasons, a...
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