www.blackdoctor.org Health Conditions » Allergy » Strategies For Fast Seasonal Allergy Relief If you’re one of the 36 million Americans suffering from seasonal allergies — the runny nose, itchy eyes, and congestion — it’s time to reclaim the outdoors with five...
www.blackhealthmatters.com   Thirty-six million Americans suffer from these extreme headaches   What do Janet Jackson, Serena Williams, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Scottie Pippen and Whoopi Goldberg have in common? They are among the 36 million Americans who suffer from migraines. Characterized by a throbbing pain...
www.stateofoppourtunity.michiganradio.org By PAULETTE PARKER   Earlier this week, Dustin Dwyer brought us Brianna Darin's first-hand account of conquering depression. The high schooler shared the steps she took after it clicked for her that she needed help. But for some, the stigma surrounding mental illness can keep them from...
www.health.com By Anthea Levi   For many of us, it’s second nature to focus on the negative. We tend to dwell on criticisms (while brushing off compliments), and brace ourselves for the worst possible outcomes. But it doesn't have to be that way, says Loretta...
www.thinkpress.org  By Alex Zielinski From police brutality to health care gaps, there are countless forms of systemic violence that impact black communities. But there’s one quieter, overlooked threat that’s begun to have a deadly impact on black children: mental health stigma. The rate...
www.healingwell.com Do You or Someone You Know Have Signs of Lupus? Lupus is a serious health problem that affects mainly young women. The disease often starts between the ages of 15 and 44. People of all races may get lupus. However, lupus...
www.webmd.com By Daniel J. DeNoon Several deadly diseases strike black Americans harder and more often than they do white Americans.Fighting back means genetic research. It means changing the system for testing new drugs. It means improving health education. It means overcoming...
  www.webmd.com Heart disease has haunted generations of Robin Drummond's family. "I have a family history of heart disease on both sides," says the 55-year-old African-American and resident of Hammond, La. "I've had uncles, aunts, and grandparents who've died from heart...
www.baileymedicalcenter.com Bailey Medical Center Leadership Series with Birthing Center Manager Julia Profit Johnson Birthing Center manager Julia (JP) Profit Johnson, BSN, RN, doesn’t hesitate to empty the trash or pick up a night shift. The same is true of designing a...
Blacks face alarming differences compared to all other racial and ethnic groups by Kandia Johnson www.blackenterprise.com “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Martin Luther King, Jr. once said. Did you know African Americans...