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Report: Most Americans still live in unclean air
Report: Most Americans still live in unclean air...


Obesity Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke
Obesity linked to increased risk of stroke...


Lung Cancer and African-Americans
Lung cancer kills more people than colon, prostate and breast cancers combined....


Racial Segregation Linked to Lung Cancer Deaths
Study: African-Americans who live in an area that is predominately Black have a higher change of dy...


Smoking Menthols Increases Stroke Risk
New research suggests that smoking mentholated cigarettes can double one's risk of having a stroke....


Nov. 15 Is the Great American Smokeout
This Thursday, the American Cancer Society is encouraging everyone to quit, whether it’s for one da...


Commentary: Not So Kool: Big Tobacco Targets Black Smokers
Menthol cigarettes have become so popular in Black communities, and wreaked so much havoc on people...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 12, 1913
Jesse Owens, track star and Olympic medalist, was born on Sept. 12, 1913. He won four gold medals i...


Heavy D’s Death: Respiratory Failure Suspected as Cause
Heavy D's death — reportedly from respiratory failure — shines a light on a health issue affecting ...


A Tobacco-Free Obama Scolds Cigarette Manufacturers
President Obama called out some of the large tobacco companies for challenging passed legislation t...


The Men's Guide To Staying Young | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Most of the anti-aging articles printed lately are geared toward women, bu...


What's Your High Blood Pressure Risk?
May 6, 2008 – Black Americans have more risk factors for high blood pressure (hypertension), than o...


Why You Should Care About Hypertension
Posted May 6, 2008 – It’s caused the silent killer. It can attack without you knowing you have it. ...


Blacks and Heart Disease: Q&A With Dr. Williams
BET.com talked with Dr. Marcus L. Williams, president of the Association of Black Cardiologists, ab...


Blood Test to Spot Cancer Gets Big Boost From Johnson & Johnson
BOSTON – A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a bill...


Too Much Meat, Fried Food is Hazardous to Your Health | News | BET.com
Posted Jan. 25, 2008 –  Too much meat leads to serious health problems. :: AD :: Otherwise-hea...


Commentary: How Flight Attendants Beat the Tobacco Industry
This week marks 25 years since smoking was banned on airplanes....


Study: Aspirin Cuts Colon Cancer Death Risk
An old household drug is the new weapon in the fight against colon cancer....


10 Ways to Stay Younger Longer | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- We have found the fountain of youth… Well the proverbial fountain of...