General Disease

September 25, 2018

Obesity in African American Children

African American children and adolescents are more likely to be overweight and obese than their White peers. The Findings: African American youths are at higher risk […]
September 25, 2018

Prostate Cancer: The Second Leading Cause of Death in African American Men

African American men are at an increased risk for developing prostate cancer over white men and other men of color. One in six African American men […]
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’ […]
March 29, 2018

Why 7 Deadly Diseases Strike Blacks Most

Health care disparities heighten disease differences between African-Americans and white Americans. By Daniel J. DeNoon FROM THE WEBMD ARCHIVES Several deadly diseases strike black Americans harder and […]