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Commentary: Why HIV Testing Matters to You
Do you know your status?...


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


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


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....


Live Near a Highway, Raise Your Blood Pressure
Traffic, pollution, noise linked to hypertension....


MC Lyte Co-Curates Planned Parenthood Playlist to Encourage Women to Vote
Don’t forget to go to the polls on Nov. 4....


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...


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...


South African First Lady Talks Apartheid and Charleston
"This topic of racism is not heard enough in the news," she says....


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...


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


New Bill Aims to Eliminate Health Disparities in the U.S.
Representative Barbara Lee introduces new legislation to improve outcomes for people of color....


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


Obama Declares June LGBT Pride Month
Obama released a proclamation calling for the country to complete the work necessary to provide equ...


Detroit's Infant-Mortality Rate Rises to Worst in Nation
The former auto city's infant-mortality rate is more than double Michigan and the U.S. average, and...


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...


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

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