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


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


This Diet Can Dramatically Slash Colon Cancer Risk Among African-Americans
The African diet shows benefits in as little as two weeks....


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....


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...


Why Is Colon Cancer Deadlier in Blacks?
Genetics may play a role in our mortality rates....


The Deadly Disease Black Men Aren’t Talking Enough About
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is killing us....


Report: Dark-Skinned Black Girls Receive Harsher Discipline in School
Study finds that darker skinned African-American girls are three times more likely to be suspended ...


Young Blacks More Likely to Be Arrested for Non-Violent Crimes
New interactive map shows where this legal injustice happens most....


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...


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 Disproportionately Affected by Food Insecurity
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by food insecurity as over 25 percent of Black ho...


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


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


Breast Cancer Studies Take Aim at Racial Disparities
Researchers want to better understand why Black women are more likely to die from this disease....


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


Commentary: President Obama – Turn Empathy Into Action
Will Obama “flip the script” in his state of the union address?...


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...

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