Tag: CDC

Silence: The Other Black Male Epidemic

Silence: The Other Black Male Epidemic

Half of Black and a quarter of Hispanic gay and bisexual men will likely be diagnosed with HIV during their lifetime, according to a new study. This disturbing prediction by the nations premiere health agency, begs the question - Are Public Health Institutions failing people of color. The Centers for Disease Control ...

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Bad Sprouts

Bad Sprouts

The FDA advises consumers to not eat recalled “5-lb Living Alfalfa” sprouts produced by Sprouts Extraordinaire at this time because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recalled sprouts were harvested on July 4, 2016 through July 26, 2016. Restaurants and other retailers should not sell or serve these ...

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HIV Testing is HIV Prevention

HIV Testing is HIV Prevention

More than 30 years after HIV/AIDS became a public health threat in the United States, HIV infections are still rampant. In fact, according to the CDC, African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV in the United States. And gay and bisexual men account for more than half of estimated new HIV ...

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Diabetes Risk Assessment

Diabetes Risk Assessment

Prediabetes is a serious condition affecting 1 out of 3 American adults—that's 86 million people! Prediabetes means a person's blood glucose (sugar) level is higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed with diabetes. People with prediabetes are on the road to develop type 2 diabetes within several ...

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Prostate Cancer Tx Research

Prostate Cancer Tx Research

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men. Most prostate cancers grow slowly, and don’t cause any health problems in men who have them. A slightly higher dose of radiation therapy for early stage prostate cancer may reduce treatment time without compromising effectiveness, researchers ...

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Health Disparities Shame America

Health Disparities Shame America

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 many are preventable. But you might not know that after reading the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America. A 2013 Centers ...

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