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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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

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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

Daily medications for young children with HIV include both tablets and liquid drugs in syringes.

Infant Apparently Cured of HIV

by #teamEBONY

Scientists believe a little girl born with HIV has been cured of the infection. She's the first child and only the second… Read More

The Terrifying "New" STD

New Strain of Gonorrhea Emerges

by #teamEBONY

Sure, conventional wisdom says that doctors can easily cure gonorrhea with antibiotics--good news for the 300,000 people a year in… Read More

20 Million New STD Infections

20 Million New STD Infections

by The Grio

A new report says that nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur each year. This includes syphilis… Read More

Hormones in food may lead to early puberty

Hormones in Food May Lead to Early Puberty

by The Grio

The pediatrician’s first reaction to then second-grader Kayla Haye’s budding breasts—a sign of the child’s… Read More

The Mind-Body Disconnect

The Mind-Body Disconnect

by Jo Nubian

Many of the people in my circle are holding tight to their 2013 New Year's resolutions---especially those… Read More

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