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Seriously, Do I Really Need a Flu Shot?

Seriously, Do I Really Need a Flu Shot?

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Know the facts! During a regular flu season, about 90% of deaths occur in people 65 years and older. The “seasonal flu season” in the United States can begin as early as October ...

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Outbreak of Rare Fungal Meningitis

Outbreak of Rare Fungal Meningitis

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seven more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis linked to possibly tainted vials of a steroid medication, ...

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Black Males and Urban Violence

Black Males and Urban Violence

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African Americans, especially African American women, suffer deadly violence from family members at rates decidedly higher than for other racial groups in the United States. The ...

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How Valuable is the Life of a Black Male?

How Valuable is the Life of a Black Male?

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Data from the federal government reveal that black males aged 15--34 years are at greatest risk for death by homicide in the United States. We can do something to combat this in ...

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Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Screening

Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Screening

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African-American men may have the highest rate of prostate cancer incidence in the world which makes it extremely concerning that a government panel would recommend against PSA ...

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Stop Smoking Now

Stop Smoking Now

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It's estimated that every year about 4,000 people under age 18 try their first cigarette and about 1,000 of them become permanent smokers.

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