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We Look Good!

We Look Good!

Welcome to the New and Improved Healthyblackmen.org! With a new year, comes a new attitude and a brand new look for us as we strive to continue to bring you the very best of health and fitness content, resources, and insight from our team of stellar experts. Healthyblackmen.org is still the very best online ...

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Prostate Cancer Registry Helps Black Men

Prostate Cancer Registry Helps Black Men

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) announces a nationwide expansion of its Prostate Cancer Registry. The registry galvanizes prostate cancer survivors to share their stories in an effort to reduce health disparities and improve the treatment, care and long term quality of life issues that affect African-American prostate ...

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Diabetic Eye Disease Affects Millions

Diabetic Eye Disease Affects Millions

You can’t feel it. You can’t see it—until it’s really too late! Diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of diabetic eye disease, is the leading cause of blindness in adults age 20–74. It occurs when diabetes damages blood vessels in the retina. Diabetic retinopathy affects 7.7 million Americans, and that ...

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American Diabetes Month

American Diabetes Month

Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes. November is American Diabetes Month and here are some things you need to know about pre-diabetes!  A person with prediabetes has a blood sugar level higher than normal, but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. He or she is at higher risk for developing type 2 ...

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Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month

September is Healthy Aging Month! Carolyn Worthington, editor-in-chief of Healthy Aging® Magazine and executive director of Healthy Aging® says, “it’s never too late to find a new career, a new sport, passion, or hobby.” Worthington is the creator of September is Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health observance ...

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ATL Cancer Symposium

ATL Cancer Symposium

The mission of the Center for Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development (CCRTD), Clark Atlanta University’s Center of Excellence serving the African-American community, is to provide opportunities for high caliber basic and translational research; train scientists in cancer research; and provide an educational ...

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Get informed by clicking here.  Scientists believe that at least 10 percent of people inherit one or more of the genes that could eventually lead to psoriasis. However, only 2% to 3% of the population develops the disease. Researchers believe that for a person to develop ...

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