Health Rewind: Survey About Black Women, Hair and Exercise Needs You

of 1010Photo
  • Class Teaches Blacks to Eat Like We Did in the Past
  • Diabetes Hurts Women's Hearts More Than Men's?
  • Serious Hepatitis-A Scare at Red Robin
  • Kansas City Bans Smoking in Housing Projects
  • What Kind of Cancer You Have May Depend on Your Income
  • USC Project Looking for Black Women to Sound Off About Fitness
  • Older Blacks Trauma Patients Do Better Than Whites
  • Measles at an All-Time High in the US
  • Treatment Resistant Breast Cancer Hits Black Women Hardest
  • Does Circumcision Lower Prostate Cancer Rates in Black Men?

What Kind of Cancer You Have May Depend on Your Income

Some cancers are tied to our income, says researchers from Rutgers. Their new study found that poorer areas had higher rates of cancers linked to drinking, smoking, using drugs and STDs. Wealthier Americans were more likely to have skin, thyroid and testicular cancer. Although lower-income areas had lower cancer rates than wealthier areas, the death rates there were still higher. 

(Photo: JGI/Jamie Grill/Getty Images)

More Photo Galleries

Watch on
Powered By ZergNet