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Black Health News W/ Dean & Doc (Week Of 2/21/2022

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Black Health News w/ Dean & Doc (Week of 2/21/2022) How do I lose weight and keep it off? What’s the most effective treatment for Black people? Dean & Doc explore the latest in Black Health News and share it with you. https://www.facebook.com/BlackDoctor.org/videos/969348740636044

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Black History Month: Black Health And Wellness

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The U.S. Census Bureau found that shortly after George Floyd’s murder in 2020, 41 percent of Black Americans were suffering from depression, anxiety, or both. COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on the Black community has left Black Americans twice as likely to die from COVID than white Americans.

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Making Heart Health A Priority For Black Women The

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17 minutes ago REUTERS Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Black women in the U.S., but advocates say there's a lack of awareness on the subject. Some organizations are taking action to change that - and provide tools for women to be in control of their heart health. Read More Up Next

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Black Health Care Workers Shine Spotlight On Issues Of

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while the interest for health -related careers among blacks and african americans in the u.s. has increased in recent years, with the association of american medical colleges reporting 10.5% of students entering medical schools across the country in 2020 are black or african american, only 3.6% of medical school faculty are black or african …

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Podcast Gives Platform For Black Women To Talk About Their

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Podcast gives platform for Black women to talk about their health, highlights Black women in healthcare for Women’s History Month. By Josephine Reid. Baltimore Times 10 hours ago. Newfound wellness, long-term health, and protecting kids’ health during the pandemic were the topics of conversation during the two podcast episodes hosted by the Women’s Missionary …

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Black History Month 2022 To Celebrate 'Black Health And

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Feb. 1 marks the official start of Black History Month 2022, which this year aims to focus on the multiple facets of "Black Health and Wellness" — a theme underscoring the rich legacy of everything

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Health Disparities Between Blacks And Whites Run News

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Writing in U.S. News and World Report, Williams and Lavizzo-Mourey say that acknowledging the links between racism and poor health will be critical to closing the health equity gap. In the U.S., health disparities between blacks and whites run deep. For example, blacks have higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease than other groups, and black children have a 500% …

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Making Heart Health A Priority For Black Women Herald Sun

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Making heart health a priority for Black women. 17 minutes ago. REUTERS. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Black women in the U.S., but advocates say there's a lack of awareness on

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Black History Month: Battle Health Inequity By Addressing

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In 2018, Black/African American adults were 60% more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes than whites. Meanwhile, Type 2 diabetes – the most common form of the disease – has been associated with

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Making Heart Health A Priority For Black Women The

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Making heart health a priority for Black women February 26, 2022 - 8:38PM REUTERS Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Black women in the U.S., but advocates say there's a lack of awareness on the subject. Some organizations are taking action to change that - and provide tools for women to be in control of their heart health. Read More

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Nonprofit Discusses Mental Health Of Black And Brown Women

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Nonprofit haven discusses mental health of black and brown women. Beatriz Coronel, the Executive Director of Haven, joins 'In Focus' to talk about the non-profit. It’s served black and brown

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What is black health and wellness?

The theme of Black Health and Wellness promotes, “body positivity, physical exercise, nutrition, exploring other dietary options,” according to the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH).

What is the center for black healthequity?

The Center for Black Health & Equity – Health justice for people of African descent. Black History Month. Health Justice Guide: Now Available!

What services does blackblack health offer?

Black Health also offers fresh produce distribution and help with legal immigration issues, among other services. Other vaccines, like flu shots, are offered in addition to COVID testing.

Why is it important to educate the black community about health?

Because there so are many health conditions that plague the black community, it's extremely necessary for various educational initiatives to exist. For instance, African Americans die at a much more alarming rates from HIV, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and even lupus - compared to their white counterparts.

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