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HIV and African Americans: Why It’s Still a Problem

On November 7, 1991, former NBA Star Magic Johnson shocked the sports world by announcing that he tested positive for HIV. He promptly retired from basketball and vowed to “battle
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These 5 Pancreatic Cancer Facts Should Concern You

Black Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than any other racial or ethnic group in America. Once that cancer is detected, it is often advanced and inoperable. This trend has less to do with biology and more to do with environmental and socioeconomic factors.
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Athletes, Mental Health and a Missed Opportunity

I almost regret writing this. I am attacking a black man who recently unleashed his own ill-advised barrage against another black man who is doing the right thing. The cliché goes that two wrongs don’t make a right. Yet, it feels right to call out this national sports figure over an issue that impacts us all, particularly black men.
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Stress may not be tangible, but it is as central to our lives as breathing. Everybody experiences it, both good and bad.
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HIV and African Americans: Why It’s Still a Problem

On November 7, 1991, former NBA Star Magic Johnson shocked the sports world by announcing that he tested positive for
Pancreatic Cancer Black Men's Health

These 5 Pancreatic Cancer Facts Should Concern You

Black Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than any other racial or ethnic group in America. Once that cancer is detected, it is often advanced and inoperable. This trend has less to do with biology and more to do with environmental and socioeconomic factors.

Athletes, Mental Health and a Missed Opportunity

I almost regret writing this. I am attacking a black man who recently unleashed his own ill-advised barrage against another black man who is doing the right thing. The cliché goes that two wrongs don’t make a right. Yet, it feels right to call out this national sports figure over an issue that impacts us all, particularly black men.
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Mental Health Matters

Host Jon D. Brown speaks with Dr. Kenneth E. Fowler, Jr. and Dr. Derek M. Griffith to discuss mental health matters. This interview is the July 2nd edition of the Black Men’s Health Summer Lunch Series.
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HIV and African Americans: Why It’s Still a Problem

On November 7, 1991, former NBA Star Magic Johnson shocked the sports world by announcing that he tested positive for HIV. He promptly retired from basketball and vowed to “battle this deadly disease.”  “I think sometimes we think, well, only gay people can get it — ‘It’s not going to
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