GO RED: Star Jones

Star Jones: "I Am the Face of Heart Health Now" [VIDEO]

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GO RED: Kimberly Montgomery

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‘I Had a Heart Attack at 37, Stroke at 38!’ [VIDEO]

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The human papillomavirus has the dubious distinction of being the sexually transmitted disease you are most likely to get. It’s… Read More

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How segregated a neighborhood is may determine who dies from lung cancer, according to a new study. The study… Read More

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Star Jones is noted for being an outspoken attorney, author and TV personality, but it wasn’t until she was diagnosed with heart disease and… Read More

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They are two women from very different worlds, nurses who have succeeded despite discrimination, dislocation and other challenges… Read More

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Fewer New HIV Cases in Black Women, More in Black Gay Men

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The number of Black women newly infected with HIV in 2010 is 21 percent lower than it was in 2008, according to data released today… Read More

Black Cancer-Death Disparities: Why the Difference?

Black Cancer-Death Disparities: Why the Difference?

by The Root

It's unacceptable that we still can't explain why African Americans have higher cancer-death rates than whites, physician Michelle… Read More

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