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

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

by The Grio

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?

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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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Sitting is the way of life in America. Most of us sit at desks for 7 of the 8 hours at work, with occasional treks to and from meeting… Read More

Who's living past 100 in the U.S.? Mostly white women

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by #teamEBONY

Women have long been known to live longer than men, but when it comes to hitting the century mark the difference… Read More

Research on stricken bats may help AIDS fight

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by #teamEBONY

In a government lab where scientists slice open dead animals to study the exotic diseases that killed them, Carol Meteyer peered… Read More

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A witches’ brew was a stew in Grandma’s kitchen, once upon a time. Macbeth comes to mind: “Double, double… Read More

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Rev. Run Speaks on Health, Wealth and Knowledge of Self

by Kelley L. Carter

When Rev. Run speaks (or tweets or emails or writes), we listen. The front man of one of the most iconic hip-hop groups… Read More

Young Black Men at the Highest Risk of HIV/AIDS

Young Black Men at the Highest Risk of HIV/AIDS

by The Grio

According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study published last Tuesday,  Read More

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Where HIV and Prison Intersect

by The Root

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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