The trend of Black women using doulas to overcome maternal death rates

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Black women having babies are at an increased risk of death, according to the CDC. That maternal mortality has a growing number of Black women turning to doulas. More Black women are using doulas to overcome disparities in health care. Natasha Brereton is a busy mom of 15-month-old twins. When her … Read more

Black Men in White Coats: Student organization at Jefferson University aims for more diversity with Black doctors

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A student organization at Jefferson University aims to increase the number of Black doctors. Dressing for success, these second-year medical students at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College are members of Black Men in White Coats. “With the intention of trying to increase the number of Black men going into the field … Read more