What Racism Does to the Body

What Racism Does to the Body

What Racism Does to the Body Medical Science Is Solving a Mystery for a Physician Who Wondered for Years What Was Happening to Her Patients By TED HARTZELL BENTON HARBOR, Mich. – For years Dr. Pat Rush kept confronting a troubling mystery: Why did so many patients she...
Chronic Racism is Itself a Killer

Chronic Racism is Itself a Killer

Chronic Racism is Itself a Killer Lakeland Health Embarks on 3-year ‘Conversation’ to Help a Racially Polarized Community Understand the Latest Science By TED HARTZELL ST. JOSEPH, Mich.— Lynn Todman is serious about getting a message to the doctors, other front-line...
An Eye-Opening Moment

An Eye-Opening Moment

An Eye-Opening Moment How a Foundation and Health System Teamed Up to Fight the Local Scourge of High Rates of Disease, Early Death for Blacks By TED HARTZELL ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — “Lynn, it’s too much. Too many people are dying around Benton Harbor.” Lynn Todman...