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

Beyond Benefits and Body Parts:<br />
Obamacare and Black Trans Health

Beyond Benefits and Body Parts:
Obamacare and Black Trans Health

by Kelly Eusaint Lewis and Renee Bracey Sherman

Starting today, open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will set in motion a trifecta of change.  The ACA adds protections… Read More

Forget Me Not: 10 Ways to Your Improve Memory

Forget Me Not: 10 Ways to Your Improve Memory

by Edna Kane-Williams, Vice-President, Multicultural Engagement, AARP

It is said in jest all too often: “I’m having a senior moment.” That assertion can indeed be a point of humor when… Read More

"I'm Having a Stroke!" Know the Signs

"I'm Having a Stroke!" Know the Signs

Most people believe stroke is an affliction of the elderly. But that’s simply not true, said Carolyn Brockington, MD, director… Read More

Tia Timpson

EXCLUSIVE: 20-Year-Old Stroke Survivor Tia Timpson's Incredible Story [WATCH]

Twenty-year-old Tia Timpson was your typical, hard-working college student and then the unthinkable happened. One otherwise normal… Read More

'Give a Spit,' Save a Life

'Give a Spit,' Save a Life

by Ravelle Worthington

Most high school seniors are worried about finding a prom date, getting into their top-choice college and fighting off "senioritis"… Read More

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