Health Inequalities Description: Some deaths are avoidable through preventive interventions or timely health care. Differences in rates of avoidable mortality between population groups reflect differences in people getting the help that they need to address life-threatening health risks and illnesses. Black lives matter in health care. Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks on health inequalities and your […]
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Accidents – Major Mistakes to Avoid Description: If you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident, suffered minor or major injuries, suffered medical malpractice, or been a victim of police misconduct, you may be entitled to money damages. Sometimes, victims get in their own way of getting the maximum settlement they deserve. […]
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or […]
The criminal justice system is complicated. Minority communities have higher rates of arrest and are at a disadvantage for justice. Understand it and your rights. Learn the ins and outs of criminal law, from arrest to appeal and beyond.
By Leon M. Kelly There are potential hazards associated with working in high-risk occupations (construction labor, heavy machinery operations, electrical powerline installation, etc.) that demand constant physical exertion and/or exposure to chemicals. In such occupations, workers often suffer injuries, have accidents, or become ill from diseases due to overexposure to harmful chemicals. Accidents, injuries, and […]
By Marilyn Silverman There is a frightening plethora of medical conditions that lurk just around the corner and can bombard you with devastating repercussions without any warning. It can be in your home, the street outside your home, your workplace, your car. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to know that to a degree they are preventable? […]
By Dr. Kristie Do you have a child who plays sports or who loves to be a daredevil on a skateboard or bicycle? If so, they may be at a higher risk of experiencing a brain concussion. Although concussions have traditionally been thought of as mild forms of head injury that completely resolve without long-term […]
Long-term residents of nursing homes often fall prey to various complications related to a sedentary lifestyle. Their personal health status will often be the defining factor when activity and movement are considered by medical staff. Some of these living situations, however, are less than adequate. Neglect, unfortunately, is a common occurrence and can result in […]
By Marilyn Silverman Your doctor has wonderful news for you—you’re pregnant. Both you and your partner happily count the days until you will welcome a tiny baby girl or a tiny baby boy into your domestic abode. But that happy day might be darkened with sadness and tragedy if you are a minority woman due […]
Under the NYC Human Rights Commission Law, everyone in New York City is protected based on their actual or perceived race, national origin, color, religion, age, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or housing status. Housing status is related to the kind of place you live—such as a private building, public housing, […]
- Personal Injury & Civil Rights: Health Inequalities September 23, 2020
- Accidents – Major Mistakes to Avoid August 12, 2020
- Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand August 12, 2020
- Criminal Law – Learn How To Protect Yourself August 8, 2020
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