Tag: millennial health

Unequal Footing: The Challenges Black Millennials Face in Health Care in 2020 and What Can Lead to Equally Positive Change

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ What’s the COVID-19 pandemic been like for you? Your answer likely depends on where you live, your economic status, and your race or ethnicity. As one of the most technologically advanced generations of our time, we are constantly hearing about COVID-19’s effects. One takeaway message: marginalized groups—people with less access

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Ensuring Our Health: Millennials Take On Health Insurance

By: Melissa Schenkman, MPH, MSJ Let’s be honest, when it comes to healthcare, millennials take a lot of heat. Transamerica Center for Health Studies most recent survey of millennials and healthcare found almost half of Generation Y chose to minimize their costs by skipping out on preventive care. Our most common substitute for a doctor’s

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