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Young Black Men at the Highest Risk of HIV/AIDS

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Where HIV and Prison Intersect

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Dec. 1 marked the 25th celebration of World AIDS Day, and  Read More

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CDC: Black Women Have Highest Breast Cancer Death Rate

by #teamEBONY

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Black women are 40 percent more likely to die of breast cancer than White… Read More

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Black Kidney Cancer Patients Die Earlier Than White Patients

by The Grio

Racial disparities between Blacks and Whites affect a number of diseases and health outcomes, and cancer is no exception… Read More

Good Medicine: News and Ideas for a Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit

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Half Better Than Whole A new study suggests that 30 minutes of daily exercise works just as well to help an overweight person… Read More

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Meningitis Death Toll Rises to 29

by #teamEBONY

Another patient has died in Virginia after contracting fungal meningitis from potentially tainted steroid injections… Read More

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Why Is Breast Cancer Killing So Many Black Women?

by Jamila Aisha Brown

Although 1 out of 8 women will develop breast… Read More

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Can Makeup Trigger Early Menopause?

by #teamEBONY

Everyone's spotted them -- women of all ages who pile on too much makeup as in the oh-she-looks-so-cakey kind of way. But wearing… Read More

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Higher in Blacks

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Higher in Blacks

by #teamEBONY

In a survey released on Oct. 17, the Heart Rhythm Society, along with Ipsos Healthcare, reported that sudden cardiac… Read More

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A New Tune

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Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, with 90 to 95 percent of these cases being type 2. Grammy Award-winning producer Randy Jackson has partnered… Read More

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