Black Cancer-Death Disparities: Why the Difference?

Racial Segregation Linked to Lung Cancer Deaths

by The Grio

How segregated a neighborhood is may determine who dies from lung cancer, according to a new study. The study… Read More

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Launches “Black Girls Workout Too!”

Mother-Daughter Fitness Duo Launches “Black Girls Workout Too!”

by #teamEBONY

Ellen and Lana Ector have transformed their popular group exercise classes into a home workout tape that women can use at home. The… Read More

Group Claims Christians Will Be the Victims of the Next Jim Crow

Group Claims Christians Will Be the Victims of the Next Jim Crow

by Michael Arceneaux

Now that the widely discussed Mayan prophecy (that Read More

Star Jones

The Heart of the Matter
RAISING AWARENESS

by Margena A. Christian

Star Jones is noted for being an outspoken attorney, author and TV personality, but it wasn’t until she was diagnosed with heart disease and… Read More

Fighting Cancer One Woman at a Time<br />

Fighting Cancer One Woman at a Time

by Linda Wright Moore

They are two women from very different worlds, nurses who have succeeded despite discrimination, dislocation and other challenges… Read More

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?

by The Root

It's unacceptable that we still can't explain why African Americans have higher cancer-death rates than whites, physician Michelle… Read More

Sitting at Your Desk as Harmful as Smoking Cigarettes

Sitting at Your Desk as Harmful as Smoking Cigarettes

by #teamEBONY

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

Who's Living Past 100 in the U.S.? Mostly White Women

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

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