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CDC Launches New HIV Treatment Campaign
The initiative focuses on the importance of taking AIDS medications....


Forget Ebola and Get a Free Flu Shot
As many as 49,000 people in this country will die from the flu this season....


Obama Names Ebola 'Czar' as Precautions Expand
Former White House staffer Ron Klain will report to national security adviser Susan Rice....


Obama Will Send 3,000 Troops to Help With Ebola
President Obama outlined a series of new steps by the U.S. to help contain the outbreak, which he s...


Should HIV Prevention Messages Target "Jumpoffs?"
A new study looks at Black women, HIV risk, condom use and fidelity, and finds that long-term relat...


Study: Black Teenage Pregnancy Rates Drop Dramatically
Unwanted pregnancies among African-American youth are down by 51 percent....


Strokes More Common in South or “Stroke Belt”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that African-Americans, older people, Native A...


Increased Abuse Raises Risk of Suicidal Thoughts in Teens
In a study by the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence, researchers found that multip...


Ugandan Children Suffer Mysterious Nodding Syndrome
A strange illness also known as nodding syndrome has affected thousands of Ugandan children and has...


New HIV Testing Campaign for Black Gay Men
CDC official discusses his hopes for the initiative....


Syphilis Rates Up 135 Percent Among Young Black Gay Men
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) rates in the U.S. have increased in the past years, states t...


Survey Reveals Racial Differences in Gun Violence
An analysis by the Washington Post indicates that Black people are more likely to be killed by anot...


1,000 Black Bikers Will Rally to End Gun Violence in New Jersey
1000 Black motorcycle riders will rally to end gun violence with the First Baptist Church of Lincol...


Studies: HIV Can Be Prevented With AIDS Drugs
Studies done in three African nations show antiviral medicine can prevent HIV infection in heterose...


Haiti Cholera Vaccine Blocked by Bureaucracy
Although a life-saving cholera vaccine is ready for distribution in Haiti, the rollout has been sta...


Commentary: The Importance of Fathers on Father’s Day
People often talk about how to stop crime and violence in the Black community, with some assuming t...


Painful and Rapid Spread of New Virus in Caribbean
Chikungunya, a painful and rapidly spreading virus first identified in Africa in 1953, has reached ...


10 Ways To Fight HIV/AIDS
Posted Feb. 6, 2008 – Want to know what you can do to get involved in the HIV/AIDS fight? Here 10 w...


Study: Lax infection control at surgery centers
Study: Lax infection control at surgery centers...


HIV In Black Women | World AIDS Day | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- In the late 1990s and early 2000s, media hype about men on the so-called d...

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