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African-Americans Are No Strangers to Health Disparities
The CDC says that infant mortality, obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease top the list....


Government Introduces Plan to Fight Health Disparities
Realizing that too often African-Americans suffer from diseases at a greater rate than white Americ...


Say What? Fried Chicken Causes Racial Health Disparities and Poverty?
Republican politician Vickie Marble of Colorado blames Blacks’ status in the U.S. on poor diets....


How The Wire Can Improve Black Health
Public health officials are using the iconic television show to lessen racial health disparities....


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


The Health Insurance Marketplace Closes on Feb. 15. Have You Enrolled?
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have quality, affordable health care....


Chicago's Health Disparities Are Based on Location, Not Income
Study finds that racial segregation may be the key to Chicago’s health crisis....


California Lawmakers Probe Racial Health Disparities
California state legislators have convened public hearings to examine the disparities in health and...


How Black Barbershops Are Improving Men’s Heart Health
Mississippi initiative aims at testing men for high blood pressure....


Is Disease Preventing Us From Getting the Mental Health Care We Need?
Blacks with the “sugar” are least likely to get care for depression....


Black, Poor Living Dramatically Shorter Lives Than Others
Posted March 24, 2008 – Living poor is increasingly more deadly than living affluently, according t...


Planned Parenthood Honors 99 Dream Keepers for Black History Month
To celebrate Black History Month, Planned Parenthood will honor and highlight 99 African-American l...


Maya Angelou to Open Women's Health and Wellness Center
The center will offer clinical programs and focus on prevention....


Commentary: Where the Democrats Stand on Health Care
President Obama and company want to expand health care to millions of Americans and address the gro...


Are Republican Governors Pushing Back on Medicaid Expansion?
Under the Affordable Care Act, the new eligibility rules will cover people 64 and under who are liv...


Commentary: Black America With and Without Health-Care Reform
Based on the results of a National Health Interview Survey, experts have ascertained that more than...


Black Pastors Give Praise to Obamacare
Faith leaders pledge to help increase African-American health-care enrollment....


Billboards in Brooklyn Break Down Racial Disparities
A series of ads at Brooklyn bus stops aims to break down and highlight racial disparities about sto...


Urban League: Health, jobs legislation fall short
Urban League: Health | jobs legislation fall short...


Top Influencers In Medicine | Body and Soul
(www.BlackDoctor.org) -- Black History Month is a time to celebrate our past, as well as our presen...

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