April 5, 2018

Adult Obesity in the US: Obesity Problems Affecting the African American Community

Introduction Food happens to be one enjoyable aspect in every culture. It brings people together and closer than ever, but it can also cause major issues […]
April 5, 2018

African-American Death Rate Drops 25 Percent

The death rate for African-Americans (blacks) declined 25 percent from 1999 to 2015, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report released today. But disparities still […]
April 3, 2018

National Minority Health Month

“Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington Recognizing that health is the key to progress and equity in all other […]
April 3, 2018

Is the Keto Diet Better Than a Regular Diet

Is the Keto Diet Better Than a Regular Diet, Even with Exercise? Written by Elizabeth Pratt Researchers say the ketogenic diet does a better job controlling […]
April 3, 2018

Wendy Williams Has It… So What Is Graves’ Disease?

The talk show host is taking a three-week hiatus from her job while she’s treated. Without proper treatment, the ailment can cause serious health problems. Graves’ […]
April 3, 2018

Tricks & Tips to Resolve Common Sleep Problems

By Dr. Mercola The importance of sleep is widely ignored and the cost rarely considered, even though it includes everything from reduced work productivity and increased […]
April 3, 2018

Diabetes in African-Americans — How to Lower Your Risk

Various factors put African-Americans at greater risk for type 2 diabetes and its related complications, studies suggest. Here’s what researchers know about the underlying causes and […]
April 3, 2018

Air Pollution Can Sabotage Your Walk

Air Pollution Can Sabotage Your Walk Walking is great for your health, but new research has found that dirty air can cancel out the benefits of […]
April 3, 2018

Why Are Resources For Sickle Cell Scarce?

Sickle Cell Patients, Families And Doctors Face A ‘Fight For Everything’   By Jenny Gold CHICAGO — The day before his 30th birthday, Marqus Valentine was […]
April 3, 2018

Blacks lose quality of life due to fewer knee replacements

Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Black people with knee osteoarthritis may have a worse quality of life than white patients in part because they’re less likely […]
 
 

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