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Event planned to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in African-American community

In Events, Health on February 2, 2013 at 12:46 am

HEALTH: Event planned to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in African-American community (News-Sentinel.com)

10 things every black woman should know about heart disease

In Black Women, Health on February 2, 2013 at 12:19 am

HEALTH: 10 things every black woman should know about heart disease (theGrio)

Gene in blacks linked to rise in ‘non-diabetic’ kidney disease

In Health on February 2, 2013 at 12:05 am

HEALTH: Gene in blacks linked to rise in ‘non-diabetic’ kidney disease (theGrio)

New Survey: Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens

In Family, Health on January 24, 2013 at 5:08 pm

HEALTHDAY NEWS: Survey Finds Big Drop in Sexual Activity Among Black Teens (Birth Control – MSN Healthy Living)

Black teenagers in the United States have become much less sexually active over the past two decades, and those who do have sex appear to be more likely to use condoms, a new survey has found. (read more…)

New Study: Black, poor kids are heavy sugary drink consumers

In Health, Race on January 18, 2013 at 11:16 pm

NEW STUDY:  Black children and teens in the U.S. are almost twice as likely as their white peers to consume more than 500 calories a day of low-nutrient fruit drinks…. (Reuters Health)

End Game: AIDS in Black America

In Events, Health on January 18, 2013 at 11:06 pm

“End game: AIDS in Black America” – an intimate conversation with the community.

AIDS in Black America

In Health on July 24, 2012 at 4:38 am

SnagFilms: The Worsening and Under-noticed AIDS Epidemic in Black America (WATCH)