From Race-Based Medicine to Fighting Structural Racism

“Race is the child of racism, not the father.” -Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me. BiDil, a combination of isosorbide dinitrate and hydralazine, was approved by the FDA in 2005 to treat heart failure in African Americans— the first race-based indication in the U.S. Though some groups lauded this move as a win for … Read more