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Learn about your colorectal cancer risk

More than 141,000 people were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer in 2012, of which more than 16,000 were African American. ...

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Planning a Healthy Pregnancy

There are several simple things you can do before conceiving that will improve your chances of having a healthier baby. ...

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Support is “Key” for Depression in Black Men

According to the National Mental Health Association, there are several barriers to treatment for depression among African Americans, including: denial, embarrassment, refusal of help and lack of health insurance. ...

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Obesity: What it is, how it hurts you

Millions of Americans and people worldwide are overweight or obese, a condition that puts them at risk for many health problems. ...

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Caffeine can shake up former smokers

Cigarette smokers metabolize caffeine more rapidly than nonsmokers. ...

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Blacks with Thyroid Cancer fare worse than whites

The mortality rate is probably due to an access to care issues. ...

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Parkinson’s Disease affects Blacks, men

Parkinson’s disease is a condition in which a region of the midbrain, called the substantia nigra, degenerates. ...

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Living with HIV/AIDS

Two survivors prove it’s no longer a death sentence. ...

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Staying heart healthy!

Heart disease is the number one killer of all Americans, claiming the lives of about 1 million individuals every year ...

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Children and cold medicines

Winter is often the time of year most associated with colds, viruses, the flu, and other contagious illnesses. ...

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