Health

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 […]