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How Prisons Make Black Men Sick
Infectious diseases and mental illness are serious concerns when locked up....


Cancer Deaths Are Down, But Blacks Still More Likely to Die
Poverty and lack of prevention are to blame....


BMI: Is This Scale Broken for Black Women?
Body Mass Index doesn’t take bigger bones into account....


African-American Women Rate Heavier Body Types as Attractive, Study Says
A study says African-American women view heavier body types as more attractive compared with their ...


Black Women Lose Less Weight Than White Women on Same Diet
Do Black women have lower metabolism than whites?...


Should Black Women Focus on Maintaining Weight for Better Health?
New study focuses on a “maintain, not gain” weight approach to address obesity....


Breast Cancer Gene Study May Bring Good News for Black Women
Researchers were able to identify four different classes of breast cancer and they hope the discove...


HPV Infections Harder on Black Women and Girls
African-American women are 40 percent more likely to develop cervical cancer caused by the STD huma...


Study Finds Black Women Must Work Harder to Lose Weight
Black women also have a lower metabolic resting rate compared to white women....


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Connected to Premature Births in Black Women
Study finds that childhood abuse and other traumatic events are a factor in maternal health....


Study: Uterine Fibroids Cost U.S. Billions
A new study finds that uterine fibroids cost the U.S. as much as $34 billion annually — with the le...


Study: 60 Percent of Black Females Are Sexually Abused Before They Turn 18
A preliminary study from Black Women’s Blueprint finds that 60 percent of Black women surveyed said...


Women and Minorities Are Punished for Helping Each Other at Work, Study Finds
Women and minorities in corporate leadership positions who encourage diversity are more likely to r...


Report: Dark-Skinned Black Girls Receive Harsher Discipline in School
Study finds that darker skinned African-American girls are three times more likely to be suspended ...


Study: Blacks and Women Talk and Text More
NEW YORK (AP) — Blacks talk twice as much as whites on their cell phones, and women talk and ...


Congo: Positive Results From Group Therapy for Sexual Violence Victims
A study conducted by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Johns Hopkins University and the Univ...


Commentary: Do Black Women Face Less Backlash in Business?
New research out of Duke University calls into question the assumption that Black women aren’t buil...


Vitamin D May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women
High levels of vitamin D could cut risk in half....


Sexual Diseases Are Quietly Rising Among Black Youths
Updated April 10, 2008 – It's time to make some noise about sexually transmitted diseases and infec...


Risk Factors For Black Women | Breast Cancer Awareness Month | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to educate...

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