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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...


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...


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...


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


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 ...


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...


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...


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. ...


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...


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...