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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...


Infant Mortality Way Down for Black Women in North Carolina
For the time in the North Carolina's history, infant mortality rates are at an all-time low. Accord...


Black Women’s Maternal Mortality Rates at Ridiculous High
The rate at which Black women are dying while trying to have children now rivals those in developin...


Commentary: "War on Women" Debate Is Missing Black Women
Report suggests that reproductive justice initiatives need to include minorities....


Office of Minority Health Seeks to Improve Black Lives
During National Minority Health Month, BET.com looks at a department within the federal government ...


How Breastfeeding Can Save Your Life
A new study has found exclusively breastfeeding your baby for at least six months could cut your ch...


UNICEF: Global Recession Will Kill African Kids
UNICEF: Global recession will kill African kids....


UK's Blair Encourages Investment in Sierra Leone
UK's Blair encourages investment in Sierra Leone...


Maternal Healthcare in South Africa Under Fire
Advocates and critics say that South Africa’s system of maternal healthcare is in dire straits....


Should Nigerians Have a Three-Child Limit?
A U.N report warns that the West African nation’s population could reach 730 million by 2100....


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


Report: Black America Loses In Competition for HIV Help
Posted July 30, 2008 – If Black America were a country, it would rank 16th in the world in the numb...


Commentary: Herman Cain Is Wrong About Planned Parenthood
Far from being an agent of "genocide," as Herman Cain outrageously charges, Planed Parenthood helps...


In down economy, older moms' births still up in US
In down economy | older moms' births still up in US...