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 […]