african american health

Remember, strokes are preventable. Be informed. Knowledge is power. Make a commitment to be empowered in your health!
In honor of lupus awareness month this piece pays tribute to Kimberly Flynt Willis, a beautiful wife, mother, daughter, and friend who earned her angel wings on Saturday May 14, 2016.
The author of Black Man in a White Coat explains the obstacles to optimal health care for African Americans.
As a professional sustainability advocate and empowerment promoter, Brian Reyes founded Changing the Course: Community, Environment
On March 19, the CDC awarded $115 million over five years to 21 organizations Not one of the new CDC grantees is a Black organization. The effect of this decision is that Black organizations have been locked out of leading technical assistance and capacity building in this country for the next five years.
The theme, "I Am My Brother's and Sister's Keeper - Fight HIV/AIDS!" calls on us to preserve and strengthen the health and well-being of our people by caring for and about one another and working together to reduce the disproportionately high rate of HIV/AIDS in the black community.
At Planned Parenthood, we're eager to inform our patients about expanded access to services that will help save their fertility and health, and we're also committed to helping address the stigma that can prevent people from getting tested for HIV or other STDs.
By way of what researchers call the “thrifty phenotype” hypothesis, the OSU study suggests that if the economic conditions
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson writes: "Today, obesity is the scourge that stalks the African-American population (as with most Americans). But it wasn’t so long ago that HIV/AIDS and infant mortality were top of mind for blacks."
"If you take the long view, you have to say that we have made some progress in narrowing some of the race disparities," LaVeist