african american

December 13, 2018

Mental Health: Is it Taboo in the African American Community?

African American communities across the United States are more culturally diverse now than in any other time in history, with increasing numbers of immigrants from African […]
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 […]
September 25, 2018

Put Down The Fried Foods – How Cholesterol is Affecting the African American Community

Why do African-Americans have increased cholesterol levels? There is a well-established difference in cholesterol levels between Americans of European and African descent. In particular African Americans […]