Cancer is Crazy:<br />
Journals in the Raw, Part 1

Cancer is Crazy:
Journals in the Raw, Part 1

by Penny Dickerson

“Ms. Merdis Dickerson is a 43-year-old African American female who began experiencing abdominal pain in the spring of 2006… Read More

HIV Cure Coming Soon?

HIV Cure Coming Soon?

by #teamEBONY

Clinical trials for a new technique pioneered by Danish… Read More

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April 24 marks International Noise Day.  It is a day that draws attention to the hazards of “noisy” environments.  Common noisemakers… Read More

Why Circumcision Lowers Risk of HIV

Circumcision Lowers HIV Risk

by #teamEBONY

Promising trials hinted that circumcision could lower rates of HIV… Read More

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beware of Racial Bias in Pediatric Care

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beware of Racial Bias in Pediatric Care

by Dr. Aletha Maybank

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed to… Read More

Blacks With Certain Gene Twice as Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

Blacks With Certain Gene Twice as Likely to Get Alzheimer’s

by The Grio

African-Americans with a particular gene are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease in old age as those without it… Read More

Breastfeeding is good for you, study says.

Breastfeeding Can Reduce Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease

by #teamEBONY

Women still confused by the breast milk vs. formula debate may… Read More

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

A Healthier, Happier You at Every Age

by Melissa Johnson

Hypertension. High cholesterol. Diabetes. These medical conditions plague our people in record numbers—in fact, they are so common, we tend… Read More

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Breakthrough for Sickle Cell Disease?

by The Grio

After more than three decades of studying life-threatening sickle cell disease, the most prevalent of all hereditary illnesses, University… Read More

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches<br />

Big Chop to Stop Cancer Campaign Launches

by France François

Weak and exhausted, each time she lifted her head from the pillow, Andrene Taylor left behind a large patch of hair. After quietly… Read More

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