Infant Mortality Rates High Among Black Women

Infant Mortality Rates High Among Black Women

by #teamEBONY

According to an Amnesty International report, two maternal deaths occur every day for African-American women… Read More

Addiction: the Stranger in the Family

Addiction: the Stranger in the Family

by Sil Lai Abrams

This Saturday, I learned via a six-word text message that legendary singer Whitney Houston had died. Staring at the glowing screen… Read More

HIV/AIDS: Killing More Sisters Than Cancer

HIV/AIDS: Killing More Sisters Than Cancer

by Luvvie Ajayi

HIV/AIDS is killing Black women, and there’s no softer way to put it. The disease is the leading cause of death of Black women… Read More

Changing the (Dis)Course of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

Changing the (Dis)Course of HIV/AIDS in the Black Community

by Kimberley McLeod

Have you ever heard the saying, ‘When you point your finger at someone, there are three fingers pointing back at you’?… Read More

[WATCH!] We Are 'Greater Than AIDS'

[WATCH!] We Are 'Greater Than AIDS'

February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Though Blacks make up only 13 percent of the population, we account for nearly… Read More

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by Margena A. Christian

Teeth Cleaning Does the Heart Good A trip to the dentist can give you one more thing to smile about: Data presented at the… Read More

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Susan G. Komen Cuts Funding To Planned Parenthood

by #teamEBONY

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation is known for being one of the nation’s leading groups to raise money for women with  Read More

Good News: CDC Finds Drop in Diabetes-Related Amputations

Good News: CDC Finds Drop in Diabetes-Related Amputations

by #teamEBONY

The warnings, ad campaigns and coersion from concerned family members (sometimes you gotta get slick with it) have apparently paid off. The Center… Read More

Chemical in Personal Care Products May Contribute to Obesity

Chemical in Personal Care Products May Contribute to Obesity

by #teamEBONY

For years scientists have been leery of the negative effects… Read More

The Tuskegee Experiment and the Road Forward

The Tuskegee Experiment and the Road Forward

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

I can remember learning about the “Tuskegee Experiment” as a young man, listening with perked ears and a betrayed heart… Read More

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