Browsing Archive May, 2012
No Health Insurance for Many Black Veterans

No Health Insurance for Many Black Veterans

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Disturbingly the highest rate of uninsured veterans overwhelmingly affects African American (8.1%) and American Indians (19.4%) more than other racial groups. President Obama's ...

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Can Black Men Ever Cry in Peace?

Can Black Men Ever Cry in Peace?

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NBA player Chris Bosh recently commented on his emotional breakdown and those who criticized it, saying “To people who made fun of it, I thought it was messed up,” Bosh said. “It ...

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How Many is Too Many Kids?

How Many is Too Many Kids?

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Desmond Hatchett of Tennessee has become well known for having the most children within his county but he's struggling to support the 30 kids he's believed to have fathered.

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Prostate Cancer Advisory Threat to Black Men?

Prostate Cancer Advisory Threat to Black Men?

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African-American men are both more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and to die from prostate cancer than are white men, so why is a government panel saying the PSA ...

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Safer, Smarter Sex With Chec-Mate

Safer, Smarter Sex With Chec-Mate

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A new application by Chec-Mate is on the market to help you have safer sex! The digital age and sexual safety are combined in the creation of Eli Dancy. Check out Chec-Mate and ...

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Best Beef Buys

Best Beef Buys

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When you are choosing cuts of beef, be sure to choose cuts that are graded "Choice" or "Select" instead of "Prime," which usually has more fat.

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Is it Smart to Test for HIV at Home?

Is it Smart to Test for HIV at Home?

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A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel of outside experts concluded that OraSure Technologies Inc's over-the-counter, in-home HIV test is reasonably safe and effective for ...

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Shingles: Symptoms & Treatment

Shingles: Symptoms & Treatment

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Shingles may develop in any age but mature adults and those with a history of chickenpox are more susceptible. Talk to your doctor if you see any of the symptoms in yourself. ...

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