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Surviving My Suicide Attempt

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During my senior year of high school, I tried to commit suicide. I took a handful of a concoction of my mother’s prescribed… Read More

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When Suicide Comes Calling

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In the wake of Miss Jessie's founder Titi Branch's death, we are going through the same stage of collective grieving that… Read More

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HIV/AIDS: Where We Stand in the Fight

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Since the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, Blacks are still suffering disproportionately from the disease. At 13 percent of the national… Read More

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When a Friend is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, it can be one of the most frightening times in her life. When she shares this information… Read More

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Black Women, Breast Cancer and Clinical Trials: Dr. Lisa Newman Breaks it Down

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A breast cancer diagnosis is devastating. For some Black women, the good fortune of having an oncologist who also happens to be a… Read More

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Fighting Breast Cancer: One Black Woman's Clinical Trial Journey

by Khadijah Carter

When Tracey Easton was diagnosed with triple… Read More

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"I Lost My Mom to Metastatic Breast Cancer"

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Will Ebola Increase Discrimination Against African Students?

by Jason Johnson

It is difficult to tell just how concerned Americans are about Ebola compared to how much the 24-hour-news networks are focusing… Read More

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AARP Survey Reveals Concerns of African-Americans Over 50

by Souleo

Lack of affordable housing. The challenges of family caregiving. Age discrimination in the workplace. These are just some of the major concerns of… Read More

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Health Spotlight: Forget Me Not

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When Frank Self of Waxhaw, N.C., noticed that his wife, Shirley, was becoming more and more forgetful a decade ago, he didn’t think much of… Read More

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