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Jordin Sparks Wants You to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

‘American Idol’ winner Sparks lost a relative to sickle cell disease and now encourages everyone to know their status. During September, National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, we are reposting articles, such as this one from October 2018, that focus on the malady.

[DOCTOR’S ORDERS] Beat the Heat!

Originally posted in July 2013, this article contains timeless information on keeping cool during extremely hot weather.

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Crisis Afoot Over Deadly Ebola Outbreak in the Congo

Yesterday (10/15),¬†World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, called an Emergency Committee meeting…

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Body of Missing CDC Scientist Found in Atlanta River, Police Confirm

The body of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) worker, who’s been…

Atlanta Police Attempt to Quell Conspiracies About Missing CDC Employee

During a Tuesday press conference, the police major of the Atlanta Police department provided an…

Report: Number of STD Cases Reaches Record High

More than 2 million cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis were reported in the U.S.…

Study Finds Black Women In The U.S. Killed At Higher Rate Than That Of Other Races

Although Black women constitute only 13% of the U.S. population, they comprise half of the homicides against women in America

CDC: New HIV Cases Can Be Reduced by 185,000 by 2020

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new research showing that reaching specific…

Blacks With HIV Less Likely to Receive Consistent Medical Care

African Americans living with HIV are less likely than white or Hispanic Americans to receive…

Zika Virus: 1st Case of Disease Spread Via Sexual Contact Confirmed

Authorities in Dallas County, Tex. said they have confirmed the first case of the mosquito-borne…