Cancer vaccine may miss mark for some black women, study finds

HPV Vaccine May Not be as Effective for Black Women

by The Grio

A Black female’s genetic make-up may reduce the effectiveness of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in curbing rates of… Read More

RESILIENT BEAUTY:<br />
Pam Singleton

RESILIENT BEAUTY:
Pam Singleton

A special education teacher from Lake County, Il, Pam Singleton is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, writer, poet and social… Read More

RESILIENT BEAUTY:<br />
Tatisa C. Joiner

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Tatisa C. Joiner

A devoted wife and mother, Tatisa is a ten-year breast cancer survivor. Her zest for life and strong spiritual base, along with the… Read More

RESILIENT BEAUTY:<br />
Diane Brooks

RESILIENT BEAUTY:
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After being diagnosed in January 2012 with breast cancer, Diane Brooks took charge. She did her own research, challenged her doctor’s… Read More

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American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Diagnosed with Diabetes

by #teamEBONY

  Many people have wondered what has become of the American Idol winners who won the nation’s heart in the… Read More

Ruby Dee

Celebrating Breast Cancer Survivors

by #teamEBONY

As you may or may not know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  According to the Center for Disease Control, an estimated 40,000… Read More

A "Breakthrough" in AIDS Vaccine Research?

A "Breakthrough" in AIDS Vaccine Research?

by Rod McCullom

It's been more than 30 years since the start of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic that has claimed “ Read More

Black Men’s Health Checkup

Black Men’s Health Checkup

by Ian Smith, M.D.

1 Smoking African-American men should know that smoking causes more bodily harm than just lung cancer; it also contributes… Read More

Fighting Childhood Obesity,<br />
One Community at a Time

Fighting Childhood Obesity,
One Community at a Time

by Shavon Arline-Bradley

As children everywhere head back to school, filling their book bags with folders and their lunch boxes with snacks, families must… Read More

Tommy Morrison poses during a weigh-in in Tokyo on Nov. 2, 1996.

Yup, HIV "Deniers" Still Exist

by Slate

Tommy Morrison, once the heavyweight boxing champion of the world, died of AIDS last month. His case, however, was not typical for… Read More

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