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  • Feb 14, 2022 5 barriers to oral health care affecting African Americans There’s an old saying, “When white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia.” We see this in the current pandemic: overall U.S. life expectancy fell by 1.5 years, with African Americans losing three years of life expectancy. Similar outcomes are seen in oral health: almost one-third of Black children have had cavities in their baby teeth, compared to one-fifth of White children.
  • Feb 23, 2021 Edith Dorsey: Your story begins when someone believes in you As we celebrate Black History Month, and as businesses make strides to develop bold diversity and inclusion strategies, I’ve been reflecting on the good fortune I’ve had to engage with exceptional leaders who encouraged me in my early years and taught me to believe in myself.