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Detroit: A City of Harsh Challenges – and Glimmers of Hope

Despite its problems, Detroit is looking for solutions.

James Hood, Student Who Desegregated University of Alabama, Is Dead

Hood made history as one of its first two Black students.
Group Wants Hospitals to Stop Health Screening Fairs

High Blood Pressure May Indicate Hidden Heart Disease

Blacks disproportionately suffer from undiagnosed diseases.
Study: Not Enough Black Stroke Victims Call 911 - A new study reveals that African-Americans are less likely call 911 when faced with stroke symptoms. In the survey, funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, researchers found that almost half of respondents delayed seeking medical attention because they didn’t think the signs were serious and about 75 percent of respondents called a friend or family member before dialing 911.(Photo: REUTERS/Christinne Muschi /Landov)

Stroke Care Worse for African-Americans

Learn the symptoms, and don't delay in calling 911.