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New Orleans Nurses Fight for a New Union as Hospitals Merge and Revenues Soar

University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. Photo from Wikimedia Commons from November 22, 2023. By Jesse Baum / Capital & Main Heidi Tujague works 12-hour shifts as an emergency room nurse at New Orleans’ University Medical Center (UMC), just outside the Central Business District. The hospital is part of a massive nonprofit, LCMC Health — […]

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Lack of Access to Health Care Is Partly to Blame for Skyrocketing HIV Rates Among Gay Black Men

A rapid HIV test. Photo from Flickr by UNICEF. By Deion Scott Hawkins / The Conversation Over the past 20 years, people living with HIV in the United States have seen a drastic improvement in their overall quality of life. But the medical achievements that have made those lives better and created longer life expectancies have not benefited […]