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Men’s Health Week: Five things Black men should do for their health

Loading the player… International Men’s Health Week is recognized each year the week leading up to Fathers’ Day in an effort to heighten awareness of preventable health problems among men and boys and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. In honor of Men’s Health Week, Fathers’ Day and Juneteenth, theGrio spoke to Dr. Denrick… Read More »

Why Do Black Men Fare Worse With Prostate Cancer?

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New research reveals what may be fueling racial disparities in U.S. prostate cancer deaths — disparities that have black patients dying at higher rates than whites. What are they? Education, income and insurance. “Socioeconomic status and insurance status are all changeable factors. Unfortunately, the socioeconomic status inequality in… Read More »

Black tea ketogenic diet

Every person is different and may react to different herbs and teas differently. That means you don’t have to give up your beloved La Croix habit with the rest of what doesn’t fit your new keto lifestyle. Is tea keto? But he does say that artificial sugars, in addition to raising numerous health concerns, may… Read More »

Black Doctors Say Pandemic Reveals Enduring Racial Inequity Medicine Alone Cannot Fix – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. William Strudwick stands outside Howard University Hospital, where he works as an attending physician in the emergency department. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption toggle caption Tyrone Turner/WAMU Dr. William Strudwick was finishing a shift at Washington, D.C.’s Howard University Hospital when his wife, Maria, texted. Their 19-year old son, Cole, wanted to… Read More »