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9 Things Women Should Know To Protect Yourself From STD’s

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Simple Facts About STD’s You Should Know STD’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases), as the term indicates is any sort of venereal disease caused as a result of sexual intercourse or other sexual contact. The microbes which cause STD’s are just opportunity bugs that don’t take into consideration a gender but simply require a warm body. In women, STD’s often lead to ... Read More »

Blacks Born With Blue Eyes

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Blue Eyes Have Always Been Associated With Whites It is generally believed that black people do not possess blue eyes. The blue eyes has always been associated with the Caucasians (whites). In many scientific studies and a more recent one conducted by the Copenhagen University the genetic mystery of “blue eyes” is said to have originated from the northeast coast ... Read More »

Diabetes and African American Health

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Type 2 Diabetes in African Americans Type 2 Diabetes definition Diabetes is a disease in which the body has problems producing or using insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes: • 4.9 million (an increase from 3.7 million in 2007), or 18.7% ... Read More »

Lemon Water & African American Health

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The Benefits of LEMON Water… Ten reasons why you should drink lemon water in the morning 1. Boosts your immune system: Lemons are high in vitamin C, which is great for fighting colds. They’re high in potassium, which stimulates brain and nerve function. Potassium also helps control blood pressure. 2. Balances pH: Drink lemon water everyday and you’ll reduce your body’s ... Read More »

African American Health

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Demystifying Cancer Exposing the deception of the ‘no-cure’ for cancer The Authors comments It was for feedback like the above why I wrote this book. Yet it started from a very personal experience. Many years ago my aunt was diagnosed with having breast cancer. She was treated with chemotherapy and they removed the breast. She was eventually given the ‘all ... Read More »

African Americans – Mental Health

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Mental Health in the African American Community The need for reshaping and reinvigorating the public conversation on Black mental health could not come a moment sooner. Despite comprising only 12 percent of the United States population, Black people represent more than 25 percent of the nation’s mental health needs. Over the past 30 years, Black male suicide rates have climbed ... Read More »

Health and Wellness

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President Obama Announces $100M Initiative to Cure HIV-AIDS President Barack Obama lauded “extraordinary” progress towards eradicating HIV/AIDS Monday and promised further U.S. investment to find a cure for the disease. “For many, with testing and access to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a healthy and productive life,” ... Read More »

How Fibroid Tumors Affect Black Women

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Fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) tumors that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus (womb). They are also known as uterine fibroids, myomas, or fibromyomas. The singular of uterine fibroids is Uterine Fibroma. Fibroids are growths of smooth muscle and fibrous tissue. Fibroids can vary in size, from that of a bean to as large as a melon. Dr. Phil ... Read More »

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