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Growing up in the Jim Crow-era South, we saw firsthand the great disparities in health care suffered by African-Americans. The lack of access to basic services, the dearth of black physicians and the often overtly racist attitudes of white health care providers contributed to higher rates of infant mortality, chronic illnesses and shorter life expectancy.
Four days after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concluded its investigation into June's accidental anthrax exposure, more details are being released about the government health agency's mishandling of potentially dangerous pathogens.
More than 50 dogs took to the water with their owners in the annual Petco Surf Dog Competition in San Diego.
Instagram apologized for deleting an account of an Ohio college student who said she was kicked off for being overweight.
Dorothy Brown says by commenting that 'racial animus' may in part drive opposition to Obama, the Attorney General allowed many whites the too-rare experience of hearing what a black man is thinking about race
Tim Stanley says it's as transparent as the Texas governor's new glasses--a tactical slam of a possible 2016 opponent that misrepresents the Kentucky senator's positions
Cassidy Stay has seen the worst of mankind -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings in their Texas home. The 15-year-old quoted Dumbledore, of Harry Potter fame, in hopes of finding good amid the horror.
Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation: