Pro Medical and Health Writer

Andrea King Collier writes health and medicine, health policy, and health disparities. She also writes features that highlight civic and cultural engagement. In addition she writes about food, family.

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Essay: We Can't 'Feel No Ways Tired' - NBC News

Essay: We Can't 'Feel No Ways Tired' - NBC News

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Newly Insured? 8 Things to Know About the Affordable Care Act - NBC News

You've signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. So what are the first things to do you do when you get that card in the mail?...

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7 Must Have Cookbooks for a Southern Kitchen

Looking for the perfect recipe for Thanksgiving dressing? Looking for a new addition to your family's holiday must haves? Your timing is right....

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Editorial: Will the Real Bill Cosby Please Speak Up?

When 78-year-old Bill Cosby walked into a Pennsylvania courthouse for his arraignment, he didn't look like the quick-witted, avuncular Dr. Huxtable th...

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Nothing Says Summer Like a Good Book

Nothing says summer like curling up on the porch or the beach like a good read. There are plenty of new books by black authors, and great ones you mig...

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Denene Millner Makes Her Imprint on Books for Black Children

"I have always wanted to write books for black children that were outside of the civil rights or slave narratives."...

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#GuessImWithHer: Will Black Women Voters Just Fall in Formation?

History says Democrats get more than 90 percent of the black vote in presidential elections. Yet there may be a real disconnect this election....

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My Sister's Keeper Helps HBCU Women Find Their Voices

When you hear the words reproductive justice, combined with college campus, you might think it is a move to make affordable birth control and abortion services available....

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Analysis: Can Policy Move the Needle in Health Equity For People of Color?

Does policy really move the needle in improving health outcomes for people of color?...

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Editorial: Let's Admit Bill Cosby's Secrets Were In Plain Sight

Black people and their celebrities are a funny combo. They have to really do something that we can't look away from to make us go in hard on them....