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Council probes maternal health disparities
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Council probes maternal health disparities
City councilors are considering expanding doula services in Boston as a way to close health disparity gaps for black mothers, and experts say it could be an achievable way for the city to make a significant public health impact.
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Councilors seek solutions to health disparities
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Councilors seek solutions to health disparities
A Boston City Council committee held two hearings at City Hall on Friday to discuss public health disparities among communities of color in Boston. The Committee on Healthy Women, Families and Communities has launched an initiative to combat high rates of poor health among African American, Asian American and Latino residents who suffer from conditions like asthma and diabetes at a much higher rate than their white counterparts.
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You Good Sis? Collective aimed at promoting wellness
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You Good Sis? Collective aimed at promoting wellness
Having experienced firsthand what it’s like to be the only or one of few people of color in a yoga class, Jaylee Oberg and Rachael Junard created You Good, Sis?, a collective for black and brown women looking for a mental, physical and spiritual check-in through wellness events in Greater Boston.
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