Top Health Stories of 2012

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  • Food Safety and Recalls
  • The State of Black Celebrity Health
  • The Prostate Cancer Screening Debate
  • Black Women's Hair vs. Working Out
  • The GOP vs. Medicaid Expansion
  • Black Men, Masculinity and Mental Health
  • The Obesity Crisis in the South
  • Top Health Stories of 2012
  • Obamacare
  • Michael Bloomberg Bans Large Sugary Drinks
  • HIV/AIDS and Black, Gay and Bisexual Men
  • The War on Women's Reproductive Health
  • FLOTUS' Fight Against Childhood Obesity
  • Organic Foods
  • Susan G. Komen vs. Planned Parenthood
  • West Nile Virus

The Prostate Cancer Screening Debate

Prostate cancer advocates lashed out at the U.S. Preventative Task Force, which handed down recommendations to not test patients routinely for prostate cancer. African-American men are 60 percent more likely to die from prostate cancer than their white counterparts.

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