kidney cancer

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

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

by #teamEBONY

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

Aspergillus fumigatus

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

Why Is Breast Cancer Killing So Many Black Women?

Why Is Breast Cancer Killing So Many Black Women?

by Jamila Aisha Brown

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

Can Makeup Trigger Early Menopause?

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

Randy Jackson

A New Tune

by Margena A. Christian

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

Concord grapes and grape juice may contribute to a healthy lifestyle by promoting cardiovascular and cognitive health.

Good Medicine

by Margena A. Christian

Fruitricious Some great news for all you red and purple grape lovers: A new study in Nutrition Today presents evidence that… Read More

Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births

Free Birth Control = Lower Abortion Rates

by #teamEBONY

Free birth control led to dramatically lower rates of abortions and teen births… Read More

Artificial corneas may help blind see again

Artificial Cornea Implants Could Reverse Blindness

by #teamEBONY

Scientists in Washington, D.C. are in the process of developing two different types of treatments for those suffering eyesight… Read More

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