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Gun Assault Rates Doubled for Children in 4 Major Cities During the Pandemic, New Data Shows

In a study analyzing multiple cities, Black children suffered most from the violence
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COVID-19 In 2021: The Latest Updates, Facts And News Impacting The Global Black Community

The latest coverage on the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA, GA: Surgeon General of the United States Vivek H. Murthy speaks on the epidemic of prescription drug addition before the arrival of President Barack Obama at the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit on March 29, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Calls Release of COVID-19 Vaccine To All Americans ‘Extraordinary’ Progress in Coronavirus Battle

The nationwide availability has greatly increased.

OPINION: We May Be Turning A Corner On COVID-19, But Here’s Why You Need to Act Right

Now is not the time to let your guard down.

Schools Reopening? Dr. Fauci Comments On Education Secretary Decision To Reopen During COVID-19 Pandemic

He advocates for a return, but under specific conditions.

February 7 Is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Blacks account for 55 percent of new diagnoses each year.
Fewer Than Half of Americans Get a Flu Shot

CDC: Flu Season Continues to Worsen, Could Peak This Month

Have you gotten a flu shot yet?

Lax Contact Lens Use Main Cause for Infections

How often do you sleep in your contacts?
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Not Enough Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Exams

Are you one of the 8 million women that hasn’t been tested?

Obama Says US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle

The president believes Ebola can be contained and defeated.