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Equatorial Guinea recognized at White House for AIDS partnership

Washington, DC – This World AIDS Day, Equatorial Guinea was recognized by The White House, through the presence of American oarsman Victor Mooney. Mr. Mooney became the first African American to...

Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy

Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network...

Gov’t Fails to Disclose Fluoride’s Disproportionate Harm to Black Community

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Government health authorities knew over 50 years ago that black Americans suffered greater harm from fluoridation, yet failed to warn the black...

New York Man Rows To Cuba

Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic – Victor Mooney, of Queens, New York and his Brazilian built rowboat, The Spirit of Malabo are about eight hundred miles from Miami. He must first get through...

Avoiding the Freshman 15 Can Have Long-Term Health Benefits

By Dr. Michele C. Reed Recently, thousands of African-American students started college for the first time and lots of big changes are headed their way. Life away from home includes a whole host of...

Black Breastfeeding Week sparks events online and across the nation

Black Breastfeeding Week 2014 celebrates black families–their beauty, power and ability to support healthier babies and healthier moms with breastfeeding. There will be a number of local and...

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU SPENT YEARS GOING TO DOCTORS BUT YOU KEPT GETTING WORSE?

Would you search for someone who could get you the correct diagnosis or give up? Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House, a memoir, is the tale of a Nika Beamon’s...

Ebola the Trojan Horse

By Jeremy Bamidele Slow responses on the behalf of West African nations and the international community have allowed the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa to transition into a full scale international...

College Depression

By Jeremy Bamidele The recent string of school shootings has inspired school administrators to start taking a closer look at mental illness and the dangers it cause when left unchecked.  Mental...

Initiative Transforms Health Conversations at African American Family Reunions

The Family Reunion Health Guide helps families talk about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The...