A growing number of scientific studies show that racism experienced by women of color, particularly black women, can affect the health of their future children in many ways. Racism can lead to an increased likelihood of preterm birth and low birth weight, these studies show, and both of these circumstances can increase the likelihood of other health problems throughout a child’s life.
Rates of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are on the rise in Contra Costa County according to new data from Contra Costa Health Services.
Contra Costa health care professionals worry about what a Trump presidency will mean for those with federally funded health insurance.
Passionate, strict, dedicated and humble were a few of the words used to describe the late Dr. William Jenkins at the opening of a new health center named for him.
Last week marked the launch of the second annual Richmond Promise scholarship, a Chevron-supported program for college-bound Richmond high school students.
At the annual Point Richmond Music Festival, which held its last concert of the season last Friday, neighbors greeted each other with handshakes and hugs.
Theresa and Elizabeth founded Richmond Street Angels only one month ago, but already they have forged relationships with many of Richmond’s struggling residents and their pets.
Richmond’s Neighborhood Public Arts Mini-Grant Program was designed to make anyone feel like they could be an artist. Yet to the dismay of many who were passionate about the program, it lost all funding in June.