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Defining health disparities

Defining health disparities

May. 12 | Dr. Crutchfield, what do people mean when they use the term “health disparity”?   Merriam-Webster defines disparity as “the state of being different.” The term “health disparities” refers to several conditions. It almost always refers...

Get out of your own way: a heart-to-heart on Black women’s health

Get out of your own way: a heart-to-heart on Black women’s health

Apr. 3 |       Dear Sistergirlfriend: We need to talk… The three top killers of sisters are HIV/AIDS, heart disease and cancer…in that order. I’m not trying to scare you, but you should be concerned, and I’m concerned for ya!...

Support group offers information and understanding  to Black women with breast cancer

Support group offers information and understanding to Black women with breast cancer

Oct. 24 |   By Vickie Evans-Nash Editor-in-Chief   The African American Breast Cancer Alliance (AABCA) was started in October of 1990 by a group of women who had been affected by or diagnosed with breast cancer. This year they will celebrate 22 years...

Top health risks for the African American community

Top health risks for the African American community

Sep. 5 |   There are several common health issues that place the population at risk of increased injury and early death. We as a population always wonder how to protect ourselves from these common health issues. Good health references good quality of...