Tag: african americans
Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

Coverage Helps Fight Opiod Addiction

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A study from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health found states where Medicaid coverage was expanded under the Affordable Care Act had an increase in prescriptions ...

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Diabetic Eye Disease Affects Millions

Diabetic Eye Disease Affects Millions

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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 ...

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Docs Fail in Diabetes Screening

Docs Fail in Diabetes Screening

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Only about half of U.S. family doctors follow guidelines on screening patients for prediabetes, a new study finds. More than one-third of American adults have prediabetes, and ...

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes your breathing to stop or get very shallow. It affects approximately 18 million Americans. Breathing pauses can last from a few ...

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Health Disparities Shame America

Health Disparities Shame America

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African American health disparities in America has persisted since slavery, through the industrial age to present day. The ugly facts of racial health disparities is that ...

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The Gift of ‘Good Health’

The Gift of ‘Good Health’

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This is the time of year many of us like to relax and take it easy, but not so fast: there’s no time off when it comes to our health. According to the Centers for Disease ...

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A ‘Hidden’ Health Disparity

A ‘Hidden’ Health Disparity

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Black patients feel uncomfortable asking doc for cheaper drugs.

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iPhone App for Parkinson Symptoms

iPhone App for Parkinson Symptoms

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The Lift Pulse app can measure your tremor using your smart phone.

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Healthy Black Men