Tag: health policy
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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Transgender Health Rights

Transgender Health Rights

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Transgender inmates in Georgia will be eligible to receive hormone therapy treatments while in prison, Georgia corrections officials said recently as they contend with a lawsuit ...

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CA Okays HIV Poz Organ Donors

CA Okays HIV Poz Organ Donors

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California's state government moved with a quickness Friday that may save a life by approving a bill allowing HIV-positive people to donate organs. Both houses of the ...

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Hep C Pricing

Hep C Pricing

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New therapies can cure most cases of hepatitis C but lower drug prices, testing and better access to treatment are going to be needed to eliminate the liver-destroying virus ...

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Early Detection of Type-2 Diabetes

Early Detection of Type-2 Diabetes

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African Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. In addition, they are more likely to suffer complications from diabetes, such as ...

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Supplements and Cancer Risks

Supplements and Cancer Risks

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For men who used more than one kind of muscle-building supplement, the risk of developing testicular cancer was 177 percent greater.

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Racial Stress is Real

Racial Stress is Real

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Many Black men silently wonder if they have received poorer treatment because of race.

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Bisi Alimi is a Global Voice

Bisi Alimi is a Global Voice

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If Adebisi ‘Bisi’ Alimi had his way, he would have been known for his acting performances rather than being the first person ever to come out as gay on Nigerian television. It was ...

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Healthy Black Men