Report: Number of STD Cases Reaches Record High

Report: Number of STD Cases Reaches Record High

by Shantell E. Jamison

More than 2 million cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis were reported in the U.S. last year, the highest number ever, according to an... Read More

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

by Zahara Hill

Although Black women constitute only 13% of the U.S. population, they comprise half of the homicides against women in America Read More

CDC: New HIV Cases Can Be Reduced by 185,000 by 2020

CDC: New HIV Cases Can Be Reduced by 185,000 by 2020

by #teamEBONY

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research showing that reaching specific targets of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy could prevent 185,000... Read More

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

by Shantell E. Jamison

African Americans living with HIV are less likely than white or Hispanic Americans to receive ongoing treatment and medical care, according to a report... Read More

Zika Virus: 1st Case of Disease Spread Via Sexual Contact Confirmed

Zika Virus: 1st Case of Disease Spread Via Sexual Contact Confirmed

by #teamEBONY

Authorities in Dallas County, Tex. said they have confirmed the first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus being acquired via sexual contact. In a... Read More

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Lab Worker Might Have Been Exposed to Ebola

by #teamEBONY

Even if the CDC lab worker does contract Ebola, the possibility of an outbreak in the United States is incredibly unlikely. Eight of the... Read More

US to Track Everyone Coming from Ebola Nations

America to Track All People Coming From Nations Hit by Ebola

by JET

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms... Read More

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[SHADE BRIGADE]
We Found the 'Flaws,' Beyonce

by Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from the past week. Rejoice and be read.    1.... Read More

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Amber Vinson, Nurse Infected with Ebola, Was Given Permission to Fly by CDC

by #teamEBONY

The second Ebola-infected nurse from a Dallas hospital contacted Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials on Monday to check if she could get... Read More

Officials Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US

Ebola Case Confirmed at Dallas Hospital

by JET

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the... Read More