June 24, 2019

Melanin Doesn’t Mean Ditch the Sunscreen

For those who think their skin color exempts them from having to worry about sun protection, dermatologists have a message: Damaging UV rays can penetrate all […]
May 28, 2019

Black Men and Diabetes

African Americans have a 50% chance of developing diabetes, but most black men pay little heed to the warnings — and pay the price. Fortunately, type […]
May 21, 2019

Nearly 1 out of every 5 United States adults experiences a mental health issue each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Despite […]
May 14, 2019

High Blood Pressure

For African-Americans, high blood pressure often develops early in life The prevalence of high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) in African-Americans in the United States is […]
May 7, 2019

The Relation Between Allergies and Asthma

Do Allergies Cause Asthma? Allergies don’t cause asthma. But kids who have allergies, or a family history of allergies, are more likely to get asthma than […]
April 23, 2019

Self Care – It’s Just That Simple

Taking Care Of Yourself To be able to care for the people you love, you must first take care of yourself. It’s like the advice we’re […]
April 16, 2019

Communicating with Your Primary Care Physician

Your grandmother probably remembers how the doctor used to make house calls, or how she could go into the office and talk to him (and in […]
April 9, 2019

Follow Your Gut: The Importance of Gut Health

Why is gut health so important? And what are the best foods for gut health? Get answers so you can heal your gut, stay regular, and […]
April 2, 2019

Health Disparities and Stress

Stress is the physiological demand placed on the body when one must adapt, cope or adjust (Nevid & Rathus, 2003). It can be healthful and essential […]
March 26, 2019

New Blood Test is Better Predictor of Prostate Cancer Risk

A new test can measure specific proteins in the bloodstream to determine whether they’re cancer-related. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, […]
 
 

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