Tag Archives: Health

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Police Fatally Shot Black Woman After She Called Them For Help

By Seattle Times

Dozens of people attended a vigil Sunday night for a 30-year-old woman fatally shot by Seattle police as department use-of-force investigators probed how officers wound up killing a woman who had called police for help.

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Man Gets Horrifically Infected After Showering Barefoot At Gym

By Daily Mail

A Texas man caught a grave flesh-eating infection after showering barefoot at the gym.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 18:  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about organized gang violence at the Department of Justice, April 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. Sessions spoke during a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.

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50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Paid Scientists To Misdirect Blame For Obesity

By NPR

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine.

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Jake Butt Finally Drafted By Broncos, And Could Make $2 Million in Insurance Money With Draft Fall

By Yahoo Sports

Michigan tight end Jake Butt presumably would have rather gotten out of the Orange Bowl healthy and been drafted in the first couple rounds of the NFL draft.

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How Black People Can Break The Cycle Of Inherited Poverty

By Ebony

I became heir to my parent’s financial mismanagement and generational debt. By the time I was conceived, my father and mother had not only transformed molehills of bills into mountains of unpaid accounts,

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23:  Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), a member of the GOP Tuesday Group, arrives at the office of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan and House GOP leaders postponed a vote on the American Health Care Act after it became apparent they did not have enough votes to pass the legislation that would repeal and replace Obamacare.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Exempt Themselves From Their Own Health Care Plan

By Vox

Update: After Vox reported this story Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) released a statement saying he would close this loophole. Read the story here.

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According to History, African Americans Don’t Sleep As Well As Whites

By LA Times

When we study racial inequality, we tend to consider factors that affect people while they are awake. Differential access to safe neighborhoods with good schools, decent jobs and unbalanced treatment by police and the courts surely have much to do with the stubborn disparities in wealth and well-being

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[VIDEO] White Scientist Claims Black Community is Being Deliberately Poisoned and Targeted By The Medical System

By Ear Hustle 411

A scientist who goes by the name Mike Adams, “The Health Ranger has broken the cardinal rule when it comes to snitching.  He is literally exposing white America paticularly the Medical Industry and the hate they have for black America today.

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SHOCKING: People Do Not Die of Cancer, They Die From Chemotherapy Say Berkley Doctor

By Real Farmacy

People who refuse chemotherapy treatment live on average 12 and a half years longer than people who undergo chemotherapy, says Dr. Jones.

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Court in Nigeria Rule Coca-Cola Products Unfit For Consumption

By Educate Inspire Change

The Coca-Cola Company is now in deep trouble. Many people have come to realize in recent times that products of the company do more harm to their health. In fact, all Coca-Cola products have no recorded important nutritional value.

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Large Percent of Dollar Store Products Linked to Serious Health Problems Including Cancer

By Healthy Holistic Living
HealthyStuff, in collaboration with the Campaign for Healthier Solutions, released a report today about toxic chemicals found in Dollar store products.

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The Rate of Joblessness for Young Black Men is a National Disgrace

By Real Clear Policy

The rioting in Milwaukee over a police killing of an armed black man has reanimated the issue of longstanding black joblessness. Between 2010 and 2014, Milwaukee’s average rate of black joblessness was 54 percent,

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Into The World of Women Who Wish They’d Never Become Mothers

By Elle

Here’s the thing about realising that you shouldn’t have had kids,” says Laura*, 37, a journalist based in Los Angeles. “You can’t take the decision back.”

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South Shore : The Eviction Capital of Chicago

By Chicago Reader

Of the dozen evictions one four-deputy squad from the Cook County sheriff’s office set out to enforce on the south side last Friday, none ended in a screaming match, armed showdown,

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Doctors Warn To Stop Using Aluminum Foil Or Face Deadly Consequnces

By Faith Panda

Aluminum foil, which was first introduced in the early 1900s, is currently one of the most commonly used kitchen items. It is extremely versatile too, and is used for cooking, wrapping, and even for treating some common heath issues.

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Hospitals More Likely To Formula Feed Black Babies

By UPI

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) — Black mothers are nine times as likely to be given formula for their babies than white mothers, researchers found a recent study.

 

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Here’s The Reason Why You Love The Smell Of Old Books According to Science

By Black Christians

Do you like to have your nose in a book? No, we’re not talking figuratively. Something about the scent of old books can perk up any bookworm.

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Study Finds Wine is Really Good For The Heart

By EurWeb

*A recent large-scale study conducted by the University of Cambridge in England suggests that having a drink of wine every day could help protect your heart from disease.

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Stereotype Debunked: Study Finds White Youth More Likely To Abuse Hard Drugs Than Black Youth

By Salon
By now we can all agree that the real target of Reagan’s enduring war on drugs was never drugs, it was African Americans.