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Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act Matters to African-Americans
Valerie Jarrett and Sylvia M. Burwell talk about why health care is so important....


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


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: Why Detroit's New Police Chief Is Wrong on Gun Control
Why Detroit's new police chief is wrong on gun control....


Congo Boasts Huge Drop in Maternal Mortality Rates
More mothers in the Republic of Congo are surviving childbirth, partially due to free Caesareans wh...


50 Cent to Jimmy Henchman: You’re a Rat
The battle continues between G-Unit honcho and Czar Entertainment founder....


Not Enough Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Exams
Are you one of the 8 million women that hasn’t been tested?...


Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Down Among Blacks, But Rates Are Still High
Are you at risk for STDs?...


Low-Income Black Men Have Highest AIDS-Related Death Rates
A new study found that African-Americans, especially males with little education and who live at or...


Suicide and Black Men
The apparent suicide of Soul Train host Don Cornelius raises awareness of Black suicide, which, whi...


Report: Central Harlem Has Highest Death Rate in NYC
Neighborhoods in Harlem New York have the highest death rates in the entire city, according to a ne...


Report: South Africa’s Maternal Death Rate More Than Quadruples in 10 Years
Though the nation can boast a variety of economic advantages in comparison with the rest of the con...


Amnesty PSA Calls Attention to High Murder Rate of Brazil's Black Youth
Black youth in Brazil are dying from violence at alarming rates. Amnesty International is saying "e...


Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push
Child mortality rates up in Africa despite UN push...


Bin Laden's Death Bumps Obama's Approval Rate
After the killing of bin Laden, President Obama enjoys higher job approval ratings....


Blacks More Likely to Die From Cancer
Study finds that while African-Americans are less likely to develop cancer, Blacks are more likely ...


New Hep C Treatment Can Cure the Disease in African-Americans
Medications coming down the pipeline can help bring our death rates from hepatitis C down....


Is Prison Better for Black Men's Health?
Study claims that Black men have better survival rates behind bars than they do in the outside worl...


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


Cancer Deaths Decline
Cancer deaths are declining. But what about in the Black community?...

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