World Kidney Day 2012

World Kidney Day 2012

by Safiya Farquharson

It’s World Kidney Day and the numbers don’t lie: more than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and… Read More

Relaxers Linked to Early Puberty

Relaxers Linked to Early Puberty

by #teamEBONY

"Creamy crack" may not be such a bad name for the product that Black women have been using consistently… Read More

Baby Boomers at Risk for Hepatitis C

Baby Boomers at Risk for Hepatitis C

by #teamEBONY

Baby boomers have had a lot of health risks to watch out for over the years, and now, scientists have found one more illness to watch… Read More

Whitney's Death: A Probable Cause?

Whitney's Death: A Probable Cause?

by Dave Montgomery, M.D., Ph.D.

While the exact cause of Whitney Houston’s death is still only speculative, there is good reason to talk about how drugs, particularly… Read More

The Hangover: Getting Over the Bad Side of a Good Night

The Hangover: Getting Over the Bad Side of a Good Night

by #teamEBONY

We’ve heard it all before: Just have another drink! Take two Tylenol! Bite into a piece of ginger with a side of coffee while taking a nice… Read More

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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