May 16, 2018

Red Wine Linked to Lower Risk of Prostate Cancer

An in-depth analysis finds that drinking white wine may slightly elevate the risk, while red wine reduces it Researchers analyzing data from more than 600,000 men […]
May 2, 2018

Barbershop-based healthcare lowers high blood pressure

Barbershop-based healthcare study successfully lowers high blood pressure in African-American men Nearly 64 percent reduced their blood pressure to healthy levels after barbers promoted follow-up with […]
May 2, 2018
African American Mothers

Black mothers are dying: the toll of racism on maternal health

The recent, high-profile death of Erica Garner, a 27-year-old African-American mother of two — one of them a 4-month-old infant — is a tragic example of how […]
May 2, 2018

Yes, African-American Get Skin Cancer TOO!

People who have dark skin tones often believe they’re not at risk for skin cancer, but that is a dangerous misconception, says dermatologist Maritza I. Perez, […]
May 2, 2018

Impact of Oil Industry Pollution On African-American Health

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – African-Americans face a disproportionate risk of health problems from pollution caused by the oil and gas industry, and the situation could worsen as […]
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’ […]
 
 

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