Although recent technological advances have decreased infant mortality rates (IMR) globally, the U.S. rate is still alarming compared to other developed countries. The situation is even worse for black babies. Findings from Duke’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development show that the 2013 white IMR in the U.S. … Continue reading Why Is The Black Infant Mortality Rate So High? — BlackDoctor
According to the American Lung Association, African Americans suffer from lung cancer more than any other population group in the U.S. Their report, “Too Many Cases, Too Many Deaths: Lung Cancer in African Americans” takes an in-depth look at a specific problem in a specific community. This report is a compilation of research examining lung … Continue reading Black Folks & Lung Disease: Is The Damage Reversible? — BlackDoctor
If you’re trying to lose weight, just doing cardio is not the most effective way. You’ll lose both fat and muscle by doing so. Resistance training should be a part of your workout routine to increase metabolism and gain lean muscle mass. 143 more wordsHow Resistance Training Helps With Fat Loss (Video) — BlackDoctor
There are a lot of programs that are working locally and nationally to raise awareness about mental health problems in the Black community – but the question is why? 322 more wordsThe Challenges To Mental Health Help For Black People — Black America Web
What this new research indicates is that sugar – of which Americans consume an astounding 160 lbs annually (imagine: 31 five-pound bags for each of us!) – is one of the primary causes of metabolic cell changes in the body consistent with the initiation and promotion of cancer. And, the research indicates that removing it … Continue reading Awareness Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer — The Most Revolutionary Act
Brandy, better known as @Monet_Reloaded on instagram, is a 30ish single mother of two who is truly an inspiration for anyone, male or female, who wants to lose weight. She’s not only a consultant for underground & indie music artist and producers, she’s an online fitness and wellness coach who specializes in the Keto Diet. When … Continue reading 200+ Pound Weight Loss: From Death To Life! — BlackDoctor
NNPA NEWSWIRE — Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among black women, and an estimated 33,840 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019. An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among black women in 2019. https://www.blackpressusa.com/breast-cancer-is-the-most-imperative-health-issue-facing-african-american-women/ Sistas, please get early screening.