African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.European Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.African Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Africa.Hispanic Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican (MEXICAN AMERICANS), Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish culture or origin. The concept does not include Brazilian Americans or Portuguese Americans.United StatesAsian Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.Indians, North American: Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.Mexican Americans: Persons living in the United States of Mexican descent.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.AfricaNorth CarolinaMississippiChicagoGeorgiaAlabamaSouth CarolinaPrejudice: A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.Trypanosomiasis, African: A disease endemic among people and animals in Central Africa. It is caused by various species of trypanosomes, particularly T. gambiense and T. rhodesiense. Its second host is the TSETSE FLY. Involvement of the central nervous system produces "African sleeping sickness." Nagana is a rapidly fatal trypanosomiasis of horses and other animals.District of Columbia: A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide: A single nucleotide variation in a genetic sequence that occurs at appreciable frequency in the population.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Religion: A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Genotype: The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.Southeastern United States: The geographic area of the southeastern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not included. The states usually included in this region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Virginia.Minority Groups: A subgroup having special characteristics within a larger group, often bound together by special ties which distinguish it from the larger group.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Continental Population Groups: Groups of individuals whose putative ancestry is from native continental populations based on similarities in physical appearance.Central African Republic: A republic in central Africa south of CHAD and SUDAN, north of DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, and east of CAMEROON. The capital is Bangui.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.BaltimoreHealthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Trust: Confidence in or reliance on a person or thing.Religion and Psychology: The interrelationship of psychology and religion.PhiladelphiaFocus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Los AngelesCultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Genetic Predisposition to Disease: A latent susceptibility to disease at the genetic level, which may be activated under certain conditions.South Africa: A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.African Swine Fever Virus: The lone species of the genus Asfivirus. It infects domestic and wild pigs, warthogs, and bushpigs. Disease is endemic in domestic swine in many African countries and Sardinia. Soft ticks of the genus Ornithodoros are also infected and act as vectors.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Clergy: Persons ordained for religious duties, who serve as leaders and perform religious services.Gene Frequency: The proportion of one particular in the total of all ALLELES for one genetic locus in a breeding POPULATION.MichiganSex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Racism: Differential treatment or unequal access to opportunities, based on group membership such as origin or ethnicity.MissouriNorth AmericaSocial Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Minority Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.Haplotypes: The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Alleles: Variant forms of the same gene, occupying the same locus on homologous CHROMOSOMES, and governing the variants in production of the same gene product.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Spirituality: Sensitivity or attachment to religious values, or to things of the spirit as opposed to material or worldly interests. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed, and Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed)Cultural Competency: Cultural and linguistic competence is a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. Competence implies the capacity to function effectively as an individual and an organization within the context of the cultural beliefs, behaviors, and needs presented by consumers and their communities.Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Genetic Variation: Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.Body Mass Index: An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)Obesity: A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).Africa, Western: The geographical area of Africa comprising BENIN; BURKINA FASO; COTE D'IVOIRE; GAMBIA; GHANA; GUINEA; GUINEA-BISSAU; LIBERIA; MALI; MAURITANIA; NIGER; NIGERIA; SENEGAL; SIERRA LEONE; and TOGO.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Cultural Diversity: Coexistence of numerous distinct ethnic, racial, religious, or cultural groups within one social unit, organization, or population. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed., 1982, p955)Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Genome-Wide Association Study: An analysis comparing the allele frequencies of all available (or a whole GENOME representative set of) polymorphic markers in unrelated patients with a specific symptom or disease condition, and those of healthy controls to identify markers associated with a specific disease or condition.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.African Swine Fever: A sometimes fatal ASFIVIRUS infection of pigs, characterized by fever, cough, diarrhea, hemorrhagic lymph nodes, and edema of the gallbladder. It is transmitted between domestic swine by direct contact, ingestion of infected meat, or fomites, or mechanically by biting flies or soft ticks (genus Ornithodoros).American Samoa: A group of islands of SAMOA, in the southwest central Pacific. Its capital is Pago Pago. The islands were ruled by native chiefs until about 1869. An object of American interest beginning in 1839, Pago Pago and trading and extraterritorial rights were granted to the United States in 1878. The United States, Germany, and England administered the islands jointly 1889-99, but in 1899 they were granted to the United States by treaty. The Department of the Interior has administered American Samoa since 1951. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p44)CaliforniaLouisianaSocial Identification: The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)TexasHypertension: Persistently high systemic arterial BLOOD PRESSURE. Based on multiple readings (BLOOD PRESSURE DETERMINATION), hypertension is currently defined as when SYSTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently greater than 140 mm Hg or when DIASTOLIC PRESSURE is consistently 90 mm Hg or more.Multivariate Analysis: A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.American Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.Odds Ratio: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.Nursing Methodology Research: Research carried out by nurses concerning techniques and methods to implement projects and to document information, including methods of interviewing patients, collecting data, and forming inferences. The concept includes exploration of methodological issues such as human subjectivity and human experience.Linkage Disequilibrium: Nonrandom association of linked genes. This is the tendency of the alleles of two separate but already linked loci to be found together more frequently than would be expected by chance alone.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.IndianaIncidence: The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.Polymorphism, Genetic: The regular and simultaneous occurrence in a single interbreeding population of two or more discontinuous genotypes. The concept includes differences in genotypes ranging in size from a single nucleotide site (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE) to large nucleotide sequences visible at a chromosomal level.Protestantism: The name given to all Christian denominations, sects, or groups rising out of the Reformation. Protestant churches generally agree that the principle of authority should be the Scriptures rather than the institutional church or the pope. (from W.L. Reese, Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion, 1999)Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Patient Selection: Criteria and standards used for the determination of the appropriateness of the inclusion of patients with specific conditions in proposed treatment plans and the criteria used for the inclusion of subjects in various clinical trials and other research protocols.Faith Healing: The use of faith and spirit to cure disease.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Community-Based Participatory Research: Collaborative process of research involving researchers and community representatives.Caribbean Region: The area that lies between continental North and South America and comprises the Caribbean Sea, the West Indies, and the adjacent mainland regions of southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela.Cross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.New York CityLinear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.PennsylvaniaRegression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.FloridaAdaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Race Relations: Cultural contacts between people of different races.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Chi-Square Distribution: A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.Social Perception: The perceiving of attributes, characteristics, and behaviors of one's associates or social groups.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Adolescent Behavior: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Transcultural Nursing: A nursing specialty created to answer the need for developing a global perspective in the practice of nursing in a world of interdependent nations and people. The focus of this nursing discipline is on the integration of international and transcultural content into the training. Courses include study in the area of cultural differences, nursing in other countries, and international health issues and organizations, as an example.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Genetics, Population: The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Women: Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.South AmericaAfrican Horse Sickness: An insect-borne reovirus infection of horses, mules and donkeys in Africa and the Middle East; characterized by pulmonary edema, cardiac involvement, and edema of the head and neck.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.Diet: Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Prostatic Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PROSTATE.Masculinity: Male-associated sex-specific social roles and behaviors unrelated to biologic function.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.Nephrosclerosis: Hardening of the KIDNEY due to infiltration by fibrous connective tissue (FIBROSIS), usually caused by renovascular diseases or chronic HYPERTENSION. Nephrosclerosis leads to renal ISCHEMIA.KansasReligion and Medicine: The interrelationship of medicine and religion.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Risk Reduction Behavior: Reduction of high-risk choices and adoption of low-risk quantity and frequency alternatives.Elephants: Large mammals in the family Elephantidae, with columnar limbs, bulky bodies, and elongated snouts. They are the only surviving members of the PROBOSCIDEA MAMMALS.Condoms: A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.Patient Compliance: Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.Unsafe Sex: Sexual behaviors which are high-risk for contracting SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or for producing PREGNANCY.Violence: Individual or group aggressive behavior which is socially non-acceptable, turbulent, and often destructive. It is precipitated by frustrations, hostility, prejudices, etc.MarylandChristianity: The religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus Christ: the religion that believes in God as the Father Almighty who works redemptively through the Holy Spirit for men's salvation and that affirms Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior who proclaimed to man the gospel of salvation. (From Webster, 3d ed)Diabetes Mellitus: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Africa, Eastern: The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI; DJIBOUTI; ETHIOPIA; KENYA; RWANDA; SOMALIA; SUDAN; TANZANIA; and UGANDA.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Peer Group: Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.Phylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Africa South of the Sahara: All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN).Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Emigration and Immigration: The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Genetic Loci: Specific regions that are mapped within a GENOME. Genetic loci are usually identified with a shorthand notation that indicates the chromosome number and the position of a specific band along the P or Q arm of the chromosome where they are found. For example the locus 6p21 is found within band 21 of the P-arm of CHROMOSOME 6. Many well known genetic loci are also known by common names that are associated with a genetic function or HEREDITARY DISEASE.Parenting: Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.African horse sickness virus: A species of ORBIVIRUS that causes disease in horses, mules, and donkeys. Via its principal vector CULICOIDES, it can also infect dogs, elephants, camels, cattle, sheep, goats, and, in special circumstances, humans.West Indies: Islands lying between southeastern North America and northern South America, enclosing the Caribbean Sea. They comprise the Greater Antilles (CUBA; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; HAITI; JAMAICA; and PUERTO RICO), the Lesser Antilles (ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA and the other Leeward Islands, BARBADOS; MARTINIQUE and the other Windward Islands, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES; VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES, BRITISH VIRGINI ISLANDS, and the islands north of Venezuela which include TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO), and the BAHAMAS. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1330)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.IllinoisMothers: Female parents, human or animal.Sex Distribution: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Cardiovascular Diseases: Pathological conditions involving the CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM including the HEART; the BLOOD VESSELS; or the PERICARDIUM.Africa, Southern: The geographical area of Africa comprising ANGOLA; BOTSWANA; LESOTHO; MALAWI; MOZAMBIQUE; NAMIBIA; SOUTH AFRICA; SWAZILAND; ZAMBIA; and ZIMBABWE.American Native Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continents of the Americas.Models, Psychological: Theoretical representations that simulate psychological processes and/or social processes. These include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Asian Continental Ancestry Group: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Food Habits: Acquired or learned food preferences.Sexual Partners: Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.Self Efficacy: Cognitive mechanism based on expectations or beliefs about one's ability to perform actions necessary to produce a given effect. It is also a theoretical component of behavior change in various therapeutic treatments. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Confidence Intervals: A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.Barbering: The occupation concerned with the cutting and dressing of the hair of customers and, of men, the shaving and trimming of the beard and mustache. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Vitamin D Deficiency: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)Stereotyping: An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.Southwestern United States: The geographic area of the southwestern region of the United States. The states usually included in this region are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah.Alcohol Drinking: Behaviors associated with the ingesting of alcoholic beverages, including social drinking.Age Distribution: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.Midwestern United States: The geographic area of the midwestern region of the United States in general or when the specific state or states are not indicated. 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*  African Americans for Humanism DC (AAH DC) Group | Center for Inquiry
African Americans for Humanism DC (AAH DC) Group. Starts. Saturday, October 26th 2013 at 1:00 pm. Ends. Saturday, October 26th ... About African Americans for Humanism DC The need for critical thinking skills and a humanistic outlook in our world is great. ... Many African Americans have been engulfed by religious irrationality, conned by self-serving "faith healers", and swayed by ... African Americans for Humanism (AAH) exists to bring these secular humanists together, to provide a forum for ...
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*  Rice University exhibits African-American art for centennial
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*  Unidentified African American female ; photo located on page 7 of album - ExploreUK
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*  Unidentified African American male and female ; photo located on page 16 of album - ExploreUK
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*  RTI International - Stop Tuberculosis in the African-American Community
... Site Map Contact Us. Health Research. African Americans continue to have higher rates of tuberculosis TB compared to other U.S.-born groups. To raise awareness about the excess of TB in African Americans and to strategize about how we can change that, the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination of the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and RTI International co-sponsored a summit, "Stop TB in the African-American Community." The meeting occurred May 16-17, 2006, in CDC's new Global Communications Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Rachel Royce from RTI International. Secretary of Health and Human Services. Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health of the Office of Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services, also spoke. Develop and expand awareness of why tuberculosis is important to the African-American community and ways that public health can prevent and treat tuberculosis See the ...
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*  Unidentified male ; photo located on page 17 of album - ExploreUK
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*  Elderly African American woman writing a letter. — Stock Photo © logoboom #32904705
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*  Sisters Network Inc. : A National African American Breast Cancer Survivorship Organization
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*  Forum: Calling on African-American community leaders to step up - Opinion - Journal Star - Peoria,
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*  HIV/AIDS and the African American community | New Pittsburgh Courier | Page 2
HIV/AIDS and the African American community. New Pittsburgh Courier. Health HIV/AIDS and the African American community. HIV/AIDS and the African American community. Nationally, African Americans account for 44 percent of all new HIV infections, but African Americans account for only about 12-14 percent of the U.S. African Americans are roughly four times more likely to be diagnosed with HIV than other populations in the U.S. African American women are 20 times more likely than White women to be diagnosed with HIV. In fact, we know that African Americans as a population are less likely to engage in high-risk sexual practices. Why are African Americans at such high risk. African Americans as a population are less likely to know if they are HIV infected. If they are infected, they’re less likely to have medical care. If they’re not seeing a health care professional, they’re less likely to have lower ...
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*  ADRC :: African American Outreach
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*  Healthy African American hair care in Atlanta (Buckhead) GA in Georgia GA - Free Georgia SuperAds
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*  New Mobile Program Will Focus on African Americans Who Have a Greater Risk for High Blood Pressur
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*  Kindness RX Offered to Pregnant Black Women
... Part: 18 Kindness RX Offered to Pregnant Black Women By Jacqueline Lee WeNews correspondent Thursday, January 17, 2008 Women's eNews looks at a social-support campaign by and for pregnant African American women, who are nearly four times as likely to die from pregnancy-related causes as non-Hispanic white counterparts. Subhead: Women s eNews looks at a social-support campaign by and for pregnant African American women, who are nearly four times as likely to die from pregnancy-related causes as non-Hispanic white counterparts. It was not until 14 years later, when Beamon was pregnant with her fourth child and joined the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Healthy African American Families II that she learned of these free programs. Beamon, a Los Angeles native, says African American women in her community need a stronger social support network. Social Support Media Campaign. The staff at Healthy African American Families II in 2004 decided to try to bolster pregnant black ...
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*  Ask an Expert: African American male`s eating habits
... NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising. Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research. Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook. Tweet. Share. Search. Advanced. African American Health. African American male`s eating habits 12/10/2007. Question: I have a step son the has a diet that I consider high in fat and whatever else comes with junk foods. He has been allowed to go to the store at his leisure to buy honey buns, chocolates, sodas, etc. When he visits I have to watch him because he will over do it on snacks. We have other children and I will bake cookies or a cake on Sundays and dish out a small portion for dessert. However, he will dig and find the left overs and then eat uncontrollably. I want to educate him on his risks. Everything I find points to obesity. He is 14, tall and thin. I think he ...
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*  Statistics of incarcerated African-American males
... 1 Census data for 2000 of the number and race of all individuals incarcerated in the United States revealed a wide racial disproportion of the incarcerated population in each state: the proportion of blacks in prison populations exceeded the proportion among state residents in twenty states. college Black high school dropouts by year The leading causes of incarceration for African American males See also References Bibliography. Huffington Post Politics piece states "African-American men comprise a mere 6% of the American population, but according to the Department of Justice, they make up nearly half of the 2 million inmates in U.S. census, nearly half of America’s 19 million black men are under the age of 35 years old, and the ratio for young black male imprisonment is around 10 percent, or 10,000 prisoners per 100,000. In 2000 there were 791,600 black men in prison and 603,032 enrolled in college versus 1980, when there were 143,000 black men in prison and 463,700 enrolled in college. ...
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*  NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens - BRCA1: Hispanic, Young African-American Women
Heart and Vascular Center. Cancer Center. Breast Health Breast Health BRCA1 More Prevalent Among Hispanic and Young African-American Women The gene mutation BRCA1, which is known to increase the risk of breast cancer, is prevalent among Hispanics and young African-American women with breast cancer, says a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA. However, this finding could explain why when young African-American women get breast cancer it tends to be an aggressive form of the disease, which is consistent with cancers that involve BRCA1 mutations. However, women who have a family history of breast cancer or who are diagnosed with breast cancer when they are under 35 might want to be tested, she says. "There should be widespread use of genetic counseling in these young patients." Young women with the BRCA1 mutation who have had breast cancer are at risk for a recurrence of their cancer and also of developing ovarian cancer, says Dr. BRCA1 and All Early Breast Cancer ...
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*  Display details of given story in events archive - Center for African American Studies
Display details of given story in events archive - Center for African American Studies Skip over navigation. African American Studies. African American Studies. About The Center. Undergraduate Program. Events James Baldwin Lectures. Toni Morrison Lectures. Reflections on African American Studies. Critical Encounters Series. Conversation Series. Sports, Race and Society Lecture. Archive. Archive "Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Age of Obama" Professor Tillet will discuss her new book "Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post–Civil Rights Imagination" Location: Lewis Library 138 Date/Time: 10/16/12 at 4:30 pm - 10/16/12 at 6:00 pm Free and open to the public. Almost fifty years after the major victories of the civil rights movement, African Americans continue to have a vexed relationship to American citizenship and the civic myth of the United States as the land of equal opportunity and justice for all. ...
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*  Heart disease affects African Americans at alarming rate - wptv.com
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*  African-American family structure
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*  Weight status and high blood pressure among low-income african american men.
... BioMedSearch. Home. Advanced Search. Tools. Search Tutorial. Login. Create Free Account. Document Detail. Weight status and high blood pressure among low-income african american men. MedLine Citation:. PMID: 20937738 Owner: NLM Status: In-Data-Review. Abstract/OtherAbstract:. Obesity is a biological risk factor or comorbidity that has not received much attention from scientists studying hypertension among African American men. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between weight status and high blood pressure among African American men with few economic resources. The authors used surveillance data collected from low-income adults attending community- and faith-based primary care clinics in West Tennessee to estimate pooled and group-specific regression models of high blood pressure. The results from group-specific logistic regression models indicate that the factors associated with hypertension varied considerably by weight status. This study provides a glimpse ...
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*  Education Recommended Rather Than Systematic Incarceration Of African American Males - Medical News
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*  Sleep Apnea Problems In African-American Children -- ScienceDaily
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*  How African American Business News Provides Midterm Election Coverage
Published on The Network Journal http://www.tnj.com Home How African American Business News Provides Midterm Election Coverage How African American Business News Provides Midterm Election Coverage Sun, 11/21/2010 - 14:59 - admin African American business news is a rich source of midterm election coverage that more and more African American business leaders are coming to rely on for up to the minute coverage of political shifts and changes. Whether it is midterm election coverage of breaking campaign details and strategies or coverage of the actual Election Day events themselves, African American business news provides black news readers with the level and detail of coverage they require to keep their finger on the pulse of the African American community’s involvement in the political landscape. Breaking African American business news of how African American churches are rallying their members to turn out for the polls can galvanize the African ...
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*  A Look at Hypertension in Young African-American Men : The Nurse Practitioner
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*  Is Prostate Cancer More Common in African-American Males? | Oncolink - Cancer Resources
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*  Is Prostate Cancer More Common in African-American Males? | Oncolink - Cancer Resources
Is Prostate Cancer More Common in African-American Males. Oncolink - Cancer Resources. Cancer Types. Cancer Types. Bone Cancers. Breast Cancer. Head and Neck Cancers. Leukemia. OncoLink Vet. Pediatric Cancers. Prostate Cancer. Skin Cancers. Cancer Treatment. Getting Treatment. OncoLink University. Cancer Resources. Brown Bag Chat. Is Prostate Cancer More Common in African-American Males. Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," Is prostate cancer more prevalent in African American males rather than Caucasian males. Neha Vapiwala, MD, Senior Editor of OncoLink and Chief Resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, responds: Looking at data over the 10-year period from 1997-2007, African-American men appear to have the highest incidence rate for prostate cancer, white men had the second highest rate of getting prostate cancer, followed by men who are Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and then American Indian. How to Find the Cancer ...
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*  Black Refer - Black/African American Magicians - Illusionist Showcase Their Unique Skills
... BlackRefer.com - tons of info about black/african american magicians HOME. Websites most recently added to this page. Kenrick "ICE" McDonald Ellen Armstrong. Benjamin Rucker. Alexis Tajoure. . Custom Search. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1st Black magician to proform for Obama at White House. Dynamike, Detroit's Master Magician. Best Reaction and Confusion to Magic Compilation. BLACK - AFRICAN AMERICAN MAGICIANS - ILLUSIONIST. African American or Black Magicians ... Black magicians and African Americans in magic history. Read the biographies of black magicians and magical assistants who found success. Alexis Tajoure ... Black female illusionist Alexis Tajoure performing at Black America Newcomer in Atlanta. Benjamin Rucker ... Benjamin Rucker 1892-1934 was an American stage magician, better known by his stage name Black Herman. Born in Amherst, Virginia, he was the most prominent African American magician of his time. Black Magic ... Black ...
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*  .. REPORT: More African American Parents Turning to Homeschooling .. Most shared
tweet see all featured articles topics black youth in the news education black youth family public education no related posts most shared report more african american parents turning to homeschooling by byp blackyouthproj pm june according to the national home education research institute more african american parents are choosing to homeschool their children nationwide home schooling grew from percent of the school age population in to percent in according to the u s department of education the total number of kids being home schooled has more than doubled since to more than two million according to estimates some of those students are african american according to the national home education research institute george noblit an education sociologist at the university of north carolina at chapel hill said african american parents increasingly turn to home schooling to protect their children from drugs and bullying as well as to ensure the kids get more individualized instruction â ...
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*  African Americans At Higher Risk For Heart Attacks Than Whites | KERA News
African Americans At Higher Risk For Heart Attacks Than Whites. KERA News. KERA. African Americans At Higher Risk For Heart Attacks Than Whites. A health disparity from the 90s holds true: A recent study found African Americans are still at higher risk to die from a heart attack or heart failure than Whites. Tim Issac of Methodist Charlton Medical Center discusses why African Americans remain at a higher risk to die of heart attacks or heart failure than Whites. 8 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease webmd.com :. The risk for heart disease increases as your total amount of cholesterol increases. A diet low in cholesterol and saturated and trans fat will help lower cholesterol levels and reduce your risk for heart disease. Control high blood pressure. have hypertension, or high blood pressure, making it the most common heart disease risk factor. Control blood pressure through diet, exercise, weight management, and if needed, medications. If not ...
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*  Local Organization fights breast cancer among African American women | Milwaukee Courier Weekly News
Local Organization fights breast cancer among African American women. Local Organization fights breast cancer among African American women October 28, 2011 Gift for Life Block Walk raised breast cancer awareness. Milwaukee Affiliate of Sister’s Network, Inc. Learn more about the Sister’s Network by visiting sisters4cure.org. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the fuel behind the Sister’s Network’s recent event goes beyond the significance of October. “We live to help others live,” said Phyllis Holder, founder and president of the Sister’s Network in Milwaukee and six-year breast cancer survivor. Inc., a national organization focused on breast cancer in the African American community. Addressing cancer related health disparities is a major priority for Holder and the core members of the Sister’s Network—who are also survivors—and one of the reasons they host events like the Gift for Life Block Walk. “The community pays more attention to disparities in breast cancer, diagnosis ...
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*  A qualitative study of factors affecting pregnancy weight gain in African American women.
... Document Detail. A qualitative study of factors affecting pregnancy weight gain in African American women. MedLine Citation:. African Americans and overweight or obese women are at increased risk for excessive gestational weight gain GWG and postpartum weight retention. Interventions are needed to promote healthy GWG in this population; however, research on exercise and nutritional barriers during pregnancy in African American women is limited. The objective of this qualitative study is to better inform intervention messages by eliciting information on perceptions of appropriate weight gain, barriers to and enablers of exercise and healthy eating, and other influences on healthy weight gain during pregnancy in overweight or obese African American women. In-depth interviews were conducted with 33 overweight or obese African American women in Columbia, South Carolina. Women were recruited in early to mid-pregnancy 8-23 weeks gestation, n = 10, mid to late ...
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*  Faculty & Staff, African and African American Studies | Earlham College
Faculty Staff, African and African American Studies. Earlham College. To improve your experience, please upgrade your browser or activate Google Chrome. Error - JavaScript Disabled: This site requires JavaScript for the complete viewing experience. Please enable JavaScript or upgrade your browser. What it means to be Fully Present. Directory Parents. Alumni. theheart. Links For Prospective Students Current Students Alumni. Request Information. How to Apply. Sign Up With Explore Earlham. Find My Major. Visit Our Campus. Connect With an Admissions Counselor. For International Students. Off-Campus Study. Connect With Classmates. Alumni Events. Main Menu. About Academics Student Life Admissions Athletics Alumni Outcomes. Academics. African and African American Studies. Faculty & Staff. African and African American Studies. Page Menu. Faculty Staff. Faculty & Staff. Matches found: 12 Phyllis Boanes Professor of History. Mary Garman Professor of Religion. James Logan ...
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*  Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows -- ScienceD
... aily. Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows. Date: March 4, 2014 Source: Boston University Medical Center Summary: Frequent experiences of racism were associated with a higher risk of obesity among African American women, findings from a recent study have demonstrated. A recent analysis conducted by investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University has found that frequent experiences of racism were associated with a higher risk of obesity among African American women. Racism, Segregation, and Risk of Obesity in the Black Women's Health Study. Boston University Medical Center. "Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows." ScienceDaily. Boston University Medical Center. Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows. "Experiences of racism associated with weight gain in African American women, study shows." ...
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*  African Americans Tell Their Stories About HIV in a New Book - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African
... Americans - TheBody.com. HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans. African Americans Tell Their Stories About HIV in a New Book An Interview With Gil Robertson By Olivia Ford From TheBody.com. The result is Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community. We talked about sharing our family's story with others in hope of helping other families get through a lot of the difficulties associated with living with someone who has HIV/AIDS, knowing someone who has HIV/AIDS, all the different emotions that an individual and their family would go through when dealing with these circumstances. But at the time, we're talking 26 years ago, it was like he was saying: I'm going to die soon. "It is really time for Americans as a nation, and black America in particular, to come to grips with the fact that HIV and AIDS is not a disease that you can run away from. It is really time for Americans as a nation, and black America in particular, to come to ...
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*  African Americans Tell Their Stories About HIV in a New Book - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African
... Americans - TheBody.com. HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans. African Americans Tell Their Stories About HIV in a New Book An Interview With Gil Robertson By Olivia Ford From TheBody.com. The result is Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community. We talked about sharing our family's story with others in hope of helping other families get through a lot of the difficulties associated with living with someone who has HIV/AIDS, knowing someone who has HIV/AIDS, all the different emotions that an individual and their family would go through when dealing with these circumstances. But at the time, we're talking 26 years ago, it was like he was saying: I'm going to die soon. "It is really time for Americans as a nation, and black America in particular, to come to grips with the fact that HIV and AIDS is not a disease that you can run away from. It is really time for Americans as a nation, and black America in particular, to come to ...
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*  Celebrate African American History Month! | Features | CDC
Celebrate African American History Month. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content. Submit Search The CDC. Submit Search The CDC. CDC Features. Get Email Updates To receive email updates about this page, enter your email address: Enter Email Address. CDC Features. Celebrate African American History Month. Learn about the Million Hearts initiative and the ABCs, and link to information and activities that address the health and well-being of African American populations in the United States. February is African American History Month. The year 2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the 1985 Report of the Secretary's Task Force on Black and Minority Health, a landmark eight-volume report, known as the Heckler Report, documenting the extent of health disparities affecting Americans of color and recommending action steps for the nation to address these disparities. Census Bureau, ...
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*  HIV-Positive Black Men Receive Lower Levels Of Care Than Black Women | The Chicago Defender
HIV-Positive Black Men Receive Lower Levels Of Care Than Black Women. Nation HIV-Positive Black Men Receive Lower Levels Of Care Than Black Women. HIV-Positive Black Men Receive Lower Levels Of Care Than Black Women. HIV is a crisis in African-American communities that continues to threaten the health and well-being of Black men and women across the United States. 7 marks the observance of the 14th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day designed to remind Americans that HIV remains a critical public health concern in African-American communities more than thirty years after the first AIDS cases were identified. These are the facts: African Americans now bear the greatest burden of HIV in the United States, accounting for nearly half of the more than 1.1 million Americans living with HIV and nearly half of those who have died with AIDS since the beginning of the epidemic, the CDC says. African-American women also bear a large, disproportionate burden, ...
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*  Dying in Silence -- African Americans - TheBody.com
... Dying in Silence -- African Americans By Charles Martin From Positively Aware. Please keep this in mind, and be sure to visit other parts of our site for more recent information. African Americans make up about 14% percent of the population, yet they comprise over 50% of the newly infected. In one study of young gay men, 30% of the African-Americans were HIV-positive. African Americans are becoming infected and dying of AIDS in record numbers. Why are there still so many Black people becoming infected and dying from this virus. We know from reports that there are health disparities between communities of color and the white population. Do these reasons equate to the disproportionate amount of black people infected by this disease. African Americans have other obstacles, which put them on the frontline of this virus. Many people in Black communities are under the misguided perception that AIDS is a disease that only affects the gay ...
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*  CDC | TB | Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in African-American Population - Slide 14
CDC. TB. Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in African-American Population - Slide 14. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Tuberculosis Home. Publications and Products. Slide Sets. . . Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Epidemiology of Tuberculosis in African-American Population, United States 1993-2005. This is an archived document. The links and content are no longer being updated. Return to Slide Set Main Menu d. . Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. ...
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*  ATCC-BYS0110 Human [African American Male] Induced Pluripotent Stem (I
ATCC-BYS0110 Human Induced Pluripotent Stem I. Quick Order. Products. Customer Support. About ATCC. Stem Cells. Feeder Layer Cells. New Products. Product Use Policy ATCC Licensing. Testing Services Cell Authentication Testing. Standards Resources. Recommended for this product Pluripotent Stem Cell SFM XF/FF ATCC ACS-3002. ATCC-BYS0110 Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells iPSCs were derived from bone marrow CD34+ cells obtained from a healthy African American male donor. The base medium for this cell line is Pluripotent Stem Cell SFM XF/FF ATCC No. ACS-3002 which is a ready-to-use medium for serum-free and feeder-free iPSC culture. Cell culture dishes are coated with CellMatrix Basement Membrane Gel ATCC No. Keep CellMatrix Gel, vials and pipette tips on ice at all times to prevent CellMatrix Gel from solidifying. Therefore, add 43 L CellMatrix directly in 4 mL cold DMEM: F-12 Medium Cell culture dishes coated with CellMatrix Basement Membrane Gel should be incubated at 37 C for one hour. ROCK ...
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*  .. Top 10 Best Flat Irons For Natural Black Or African American Hair .. Things To Consider When Cho
Top 10 Best Flat Irons For Natural Black Or African American Hair March 29, 2012. Black hair tends to coarse and porous which can make it difficult to style. Finding the best flat iron for black hair isn’t that difficult if you know what to look for and the right technique. Here The Top 10 Best Flat Irons For African American Hair:. 1 Belson Brazilian Heat Titanium After Dark Professional Straightening Iron 1 Inch. Bar none, the Brazilian Heat After Dark 1-inch Straightening Iron by Belson is the best flat iron for African American hair. Benson also makes the Gold N Hot line of flat irons which is very popular among black women. If you have natural African American hair this flat iron will give you great results. 3 Izunami Izunami 450 Tourmaline Ionic Ceramic Flat Iron. If you have very coarse African American natural hair even if it is 4b-c, you are going to love the Izunami Izunami 450 Tourmaline Ionic Ceramic Flat Iron. 5 Gold N Hot Professional Ceramic Flat Iron. ...
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*  rash on African American skin -Doctors Lounge(TM)
rash on African American skin -Doctors Lounge TM. Search for:. News. Journals. Conferences. Blogs. Articles. Forums. Twitter. Home. Ask a Doctor. Medical Professional. Author. Volunteer. Medical Reference. Diseases. Symptoms. Labs. Procedures. Drugs. Medical Specialty. Cardiology. Dermatology. Endocrinology. Fertility. Gastroenterology. Gynecology. Hematology. Infections. Nephrology. Neurology. Oncology. Orthopedics. Pediatrics. Pharmacy. Primary Care. Psychiatry. Pulmonology. Rheumatology. Surgery. Urology. More ... Headlines:. Doctors Lounge - Dermatology Answers The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Back to Dermatology Answers List Forum Name: Dermatology Topics Question: rash on African American skin britama - Thu Aug 28, 2008 8:34 pm. Share. I am a 20 year old, non-smoking or drinking female. I am abstinent from sexual activity. Although my skin has been known ...
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*  American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination 7th Edition | 9780078111587 | eC
American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination 7th Edition. eCampus.com. FREE SHIPPING on orders over $59. Search FREE SHIPPING on orders over $59. FREE SHIPPING OVER $59. American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and Consequences of Discrimination by Aguirre, Adalberto, Jr. Add to Cart. Add to Cart. Online: 60 Days Downloadable: 60 Days $57.12. Online: 90 Days Downloadable: 90 Days $77.69. Online: 120 Days Downloadable: 120 Days $98.26. Online: 180 Days Downloadable: 180 Days $114.25. $130.70 Add to Cart. What is included with this book. The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included. American Ethnicity: The Dynamics and ...
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*  More Accurate Method of Estimating Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women Developed, November
... 27, 2007 News Release - National Institutes of Health NIH. More Accurate Method of Estimating Breast Cancer Risk in African American Women Developed A new model for calculating invasive breast cancer risk, called the CARE model, has been found to give better estimates of the number of breast cancers that would develop in African American women 50 to 79 years of age than an earlier model which was based primarily on data from white women. In particular, it is assumed that the relative risk of breast cancer associated with having a specific profile of risk factors for white women applies to African American women and to women from other racial and ethnic groups as well. Because of the need to rely on these various assumptions, rather than on sufficient data from African American women and women in other racial and ethnic groups, BCRAT, which can be found on the NCI Web site at http://www.cancer.gov/bcrisktool, includes a disclaimer for African American women and for ...
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*  .. Charting a Path to Health Equity: African American Women and Breast Cancer .. by Brenda Salgado
Charting a Path to Health Equity: African American Women and Breast Cancer. Posted on November 21, 2008 by Caitlin C. by Brenda Salgado. Here’s an alarming statistic: African American women are much more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, and the mortality gap has actually widened over the past 20 years. In 1980, breast cancer mortality rates were similar for both African American and white women. By 1990, African American women had a 16 percent higher mortality rate than white women, and by 2004 this difference had grown to 36 percent. African American women are also more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a younger age and at a later stage, and have more aggressive forms of the disease. These disturbing trends have led to a much-needed focus on why these differences exist and what can be done to alleviate them. Research has focused on screening rates, access to health care, treatment differences, and increasingly, genetic differences. While ...
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*  Notable racial disparities in diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of colorectal cancer
... "In African American and Hispanic patients, cancer was found in 5.1 percent and 3.3 percent respectively. According to the American College of Gastroenterology's colorectal cancer screening guideline, African Americans should start colorectal cancer screening at age 45, rather than age 50 because of the higher incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer as well as a greater prevalence of proximal or right sided polyps and cancer in this population. According to the study, Asians were about twice as likely then non Asians to have colorectal cancer before age 50. Of 137 Asians with CRC, 36 26.3 percent were under the age 50, while of 288 non Asians with CRC, only 40 13.9 percent were under age 50. Of 91 whites with CRC, only three 3.3 percent were under age 50, while among 334 non whites with CRC 73 21.9 percent were under age 50. Hispanics were more likely than non Hispanics to have right sided CRC. Of 163 Hispanics with CRC, 52 31.9 percent had right sided CRC while of 262 non ...
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*  Genetic testing for alcohol dependence risk in African Americans
... July 15, 2014 Genetic testing for alcohol dependence risk in African Americans July 15, 2014. A new study shows that while more than 85% of the African American adults expressed an interest in genetic testing for AD susceptibility, many had ethical, privacy, and procedural concerns, as reported in Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. Denise Scott and coauthors from Howard University Washington, DC and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Baltimore, MD offered hypothetical genetic testing for AD susceptibility to more than 300 African American adults to determine their interest level. The researchers documented the factors that contributed to an interest in being tested and those that might keep people from undergoing genetic risk assessment due to concerns over the testing methods and how the results would be used in the article "Genetic Testing for the Susceptibility to Alcohol Dependence: Interest and Concerns in an African American ...
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*  Researchers at UMass Amherst Awarded Grant to Study Speech, Language in African-American Children |
Researchers at UMass Amherst Awarded Grant to Study Speech, Language in African-American Children. News Media Relations. Researchers at UMass Amherst Awarded Grant to Study Speech, Language in African-American Children. - The National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders, a branch of the National Institutes of Health NIH, has awarded a $2.7 million contract to researchers at the University of Massachusetts for a six-year research project to study the speech and language patterns of African-American children. Seymour, who chairs the University’s department of communication disorders. However, Seymour says, somewhere between 8 and 12 percent of all children will arrive at school with speech and language disorders, regardless of their dialect back-grounds. To address the need for such a test, the UMass research team will be involved in a collaborative effort with scholars from the fields of communication disorders, linguistics, education, and psychology, as well as with the ...
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*  HIV/AIDS and the Young African American Woman | BlackDoctor
HIV/AIDS and the Young African American Woman. BlackDoctor. BlackDoctor. Follow @blackdoctor. ADHD for Kids. Asthma for Kids. Cancer. Colds and Flu. Colds and Flu for Kids. HIV/AIDS. HIV Learning Center. Multiple Myeloma. Multiple Sclerosis. Healthy Living Fitness. Weight Loss. Baby s Health Center. Healthy Aging. Healthy Recipes. Diabetic Recipes. Home Health. Living with Diabetes. Living with HIV. Living with Multiple Myeloma. Living with Multiple Sclerosis. NMA. Food. Whole Health Living. Youth Young Adult. Weight Loss Food. Healthy Recipes. Did you know that … African Americans now represent 36 percent of all reported AIDS cases and 43 percent of new AIDS cases, even though African Americans comprise only 13 percent of the U.S. African American women have the highest percentage 60 percent of all AIDS cases reported among women, 64 percent of new AIDS cases among women, and three times the number of new cases reported among white women. HIV/AIDS affects ...
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*  HIV and AIDS
AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AND HIV/AIDS The impact of HIV/AIDS in the African American community has been devastating. Despite the recent advances in HIV treatment, young people of color and African Americans are still dying from AIDS at higher rates than any other race. African Americans represent an alarmingly large proportion of all AIDS diagnoses in the United States, and an even greater proportion of all HIV diagnoses. The disproportionate impact of HIV/AIDS on African Americans and all people of color warrants enhanced interventions that address the perceptions of disease prevention in all African Americans and the unique realities and context of the lives of Black women. Facts About African American Women and HIV/AIDS. HIV H uman I mmunodeficiency V irus is the virus that causes AIDS A cquired I mmunodeficiency S yndrome. African Americans represent an estimated 12% of the U.S. population yet make up almost 37% of ...
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*  African Americans’ predisposition to diabetes | New Pittsburgh Courier
African Americans’ predisposition to diabetes. New Pittsburgh Courier. Opinion African Americans’ predisposition to diabetes. African Americans’ predisposition to diabetes. Jeremy Bamidele. Jeremy Bamidele. In 2012, the American Diabetes Association ADA, reported that 9.3 percent of the American population was diagnosed with diabetes. 13.2 percent of non-Hispanic Blacks were diagnosed with having diabetes, a 42 percent increase above the prevalence of diabetes in the general population. Many lifestyle variables, such as high obesity rates, can account for part but not all of the higher prevalence of diabetes in the African American community. Studies have identified several genetic markers that could reasonably point to a higher predisposition to the disease. Patterson proceeds to explain that African Americans disproportionately possess inhibited genes that signal glucose metabolism. In other words, African Americans are ...
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*  WE SHALL OVERCOME
Let’s look at Exodus 11:5, "Every firstborn son in Egypt will die, from the firstborn son of Pharaoh, who sits on the throne, to the firstborn son of the female slave, who is at her hand mill, and all the firstborn of the cattle as well." There was once a plan to eliminate a major part of the Egyptian community because they were very strong and skilled but the plan was not fail proof because we see in Exodus 12:12-13, "On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every firstborn of both people and animals, and I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt. No destructive plague will touch you when I strike Egypt." Forward Thinkers as we know Obama care is in full effect but as we gain access to affordable healthcare let’s make sure we are also covered with the blood of Jesus so no destructive diseases will be able to strike down the African American male. Before age 50, African-Americans’ heart failure rate is 20 times higher than that of whites, according to the study. ...
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*  .. Skin lightening for African Americans .. Comments .. Lightening Skin Articles
Skin lightening for African Americans. What are the unique characteristics of black skin. Black skin has different properties in that it is more susceptible to developing uneven skin tones and developing discolorations. The skin becomes irritated easily and is extra sensitive. Women and men of color require special formulated products specially made for their unique skin type. Most general over-the-counter products are not appropriate. Black skin can see seasonal changes; even day to day changes. Changes in weather such as humidity, wind, heat and cold can create a challenge. Women experiencing stress, hormonal changes and illness may see drastic changes in their skin’s health. Dark spots on African American skin may be caused by many conditions. The most common is hyper pigmentation. These results in dark marks on the skin, mostly on the face, arms, and neck, the areas most exposed to the suns rays. Dark marks also become more apparent from cuts, wounds, or other scars. The ...
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*  .. Shakopee Correctional Facility .. The Constitution contains roadmap to Black prosperity
MSR Online. By Jessica Wright. When the United States Constitution was created, it was an instrument that was not enacted to advance people of color. People of color were never meant to benefit from the Constitution. Continue Reading →. Editorial, 89.9, 89.9 FM, 89.9 KMOJ, african american news, african american newspaper, African Americans, Bill of Rights. MSR Online. By Jessica Wright. The suicide rate among people of color is higher than any other race, with Afro Americans and young adult male suicides being higher than any other age group. I have also experienced a near fatal attempted suicide of a significant other, all African American men under 45 years of age. Editorial, 89.9, 89.9 FM, 89.9 KMOJ, african american news, african american newspaper, African Americans, Black media. MSR Online. By Jessica Wright. Continue Reading →. Editorial, 89.9, 89.9 FM, 89.9 KMOJ, african american news, african american newspaper, ...
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*  Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media
“We are shocked and deeply disappointed that the Justice Depart­ment, the Tobacco-Free Action Fund and the tobacco industry would all agree to sign off an advertising plan that totally disrespects the Black community,” said Cloves C. It is ironic that the tobacco industry is bypassing Black media while complying with a federal order to disclose its deception when in the past it used the Black media to target African-American consumers. “The tobacco industry has gone to great lengths to target the African-American community over the past 30 years,” the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids stated. The industry’s ‘investment’ in the African-American community has had a destructive impact: African Americans suffer the greatest burden of tobacco-related mortality of any ethnic or racial group in the United States.” The anti-smoking group also explained, “…There is compelling evidence that tobacco companies not only advertise disproportionately in communities with large ...
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*  Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media
“We are shocked and deeply disappointed that the Justice Depart­ment, the Tobacco-Free Action Fund and the tobacco industry would all agree to sign off an advertising plan that totally disrespects the Black community,” said Cloves C. It is ironic that the tobacco industry is bypassing Black media while complying with a federal order to disclose its deception when in the past it used the Black media to target African-American consumers. “The tobacco industry has gone to great lengths to target the African-American community over the past 30 years,” the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids stated. The industry’s ‘investment’ in the African-American community has had a destructive impact: African Americans suffer the greatest burden of tobacco-related mortality of any ethnic or racial group in the United States.” The anti-smoking group also explained, “…There is compelling evidence that tobacco companies not only advertise disproportionately in communities with large ...
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*  PLOS ONE: Association of Genetic Loci with Sleep Apnea in European Americans and African-Americans:
... The Candidate Gene Association Resource CARe. Article-Level Metrics. View. Sum of PLOS and PubMed Central page views and downloads. Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article. Association of Genetic Loci with Sleep Apnea in European Americans and African-Americans: The Candidate Gene Association Resource CARe. Association of Genetic Loci with Sleep Apnea in European Americans and African-Americans: The Candidate Gene Association Resource CARe Sanjay R. Published: November 14, 2012 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048836. Article. 2012 Association of Genetic Loci with Sleep Apnea in European Americans and African-Americans: The Candidate Gene Association Resource CARe. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048836 Editor: Francisco José Esteban, University of Jaén, Spain Received: April 20, 2012; Accepted: October 1, 2012; Published: November 14, 2012 This is an open-access article, free of all copyright, and may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, ...
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*  African Americans and pancreatic cancer: Things to know | New Pittsburgh Courier
African Americans and pancreatic cancer: Things to know. New Pittsburgh Courier. Tuesday, October 6. Main menu Skip to primary content Skip to secondary content Home News Metro. National. Atlanta. Chicago. Detroit. Memphis. News One Newsroom. International. Archives. Entertainment Business Lifestyle Community Bulletin Board. Opinion Health Sport Youth People Classifieds Subscribe Subscribe to Print Edition. Join NPC s Email List. In Case You Missed It: Ditching Real Estate Brokers. Home. Health African Americans and pancreatic cancer: Things to know. African Americans and pancreatic cancer: Things to know Comments: 0. Leave A Comment Jul 8, 2013. By. New Pittsburgh Courier Editorial Staff. GENE UPSHAW AP Photo/Lynne Sladky/File. by the National Cancer Institute. BETHESDA, Md., PRNewswire-USNewswire When NFL Hall of Famer Gene Upshaw died of pancreatic cancer in 2008, it was the first time that many Americans had heard of the disease. Like many patients with ...
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*  Thomas Sowell's Advice for Young African Americans
Thomas Sowell's Advice for Young African Americans. . Home. Browse. Topics. Programs. Content From Sponsors. The Wall Street Journal. Search. . Thomas Sowell's Advice for Young African Americans 5/23/2013 6:48PM. In a clip from a longer interview, Intellectuals and Race author Thomas Sowell gives his advice to young African Americans. Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson is produced by the Hoover Institute. Transcript This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. ... somewhere watching this interview ... there's a young Thomas all ... there's an African American whose smart ... and wants to ... do something with this line ... what's seat seems to me of all we've already got one piece of advice he offered to him is stay away from them ... from the races industry stay away from ... what what ... what did but that Greece slips what advice would you give ... the young Thomas all ... Audi make something of ...
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*  JAMA Network | JAMA Pediatrics | Does Parental Involvement Predict New Sexually Transmitted Disea
Does Parental Involvement Predict New Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Female Adolescents. Previous Article Next Article. Article. Does Parental Involvement Predict New Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Female Adolescents. Article. COMMENT. ARTICLE INFORMATION. Conclusions The link between parental supervision and disease acquisition is particularly valuable because it provides evidence that parental supervision can result in lower sexually transmitted disease rates in urban high-prevalence populations. 6 - 8 Among poor, urban, African American female adolescents, high levels of perceived parental supervision have been associated with fewer pregnancies and less risky sexual behavior. We were interested in determining if high levels of perceived parental supervision and communication predicted reduced GC and CT infections over time in adolescent, low-income, African American, sexually experienced females attending urban health clinics. View Large | Save Table | Download Slide .ppt | View in ...
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*  African American Advisory Council : National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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*  .. African – American Women And the Breast Cancer Disparity .. The Facts about the African-Americ
Home » African – American Women And the Breast Cancer Disparity Categories: Breast Cancer, Featured, Women and Cancer Magazine African – American Women And the Breast Cancer Disparity. By Laurie Wertich. When Karen Jackson was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer in 1993, she was bewildered—not just by the diagnosis but by the disparity she saw between African-American women and women of other races and ethnicities. “The disparities were alarming to me. In talking with other African-American women, I kept hearing the common experiences of unequal medical treatment and access,” she explains. In Karen’s case, the diagnosis was the result of her proactive approach to healthcare. At age 35 she began getting annual mammograms because of her family history, and at age 50 an ultrasound revealed a 3.5-centimeter tumor that did not show up on the mammogram. Karen says, “Fortunately, my persistence in requesting more testing helped save my life. I had insurance, so my situation ...
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Autism Awareness. Welcome to My African American Autism Awareness Blog. There is a dire need for Autism Awareness and treatment in the African American and minority communities. SUPPORT MY AFRICAN AMERICAN AUTISM AWARENESS CAUSE. AUTISM FINDS A HOME IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY : And All is Not Well. Los Angeles, CA – What happens to children who have been diagnosed with autism or some other developmental disorder. We now know that the only scientifically proven way to guarantee positive outcomes for children with autism and other developmental disorders is early diagnosis and intensive early intervention. Unfortunately, most children of color are not generally diagnosed until age five years, while others are diagnosed and begin treatment by age three years. That’s a question that might be asked about many African American children with autism, who, according to one study of children on Medicaid, are diagnosed on average about 18 months later than white children. ...
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*  Texas DSHS HIV/STD Program - 16th Texas HIV/STD Conference Untitled Page
Texas DSHS HIV/STD Program - 16th Texas HIV/STD Conference. Skip to global menu 5 Skip to local menu 2 Skip to content 3 Skip to footer 6. Disease Reporting. Mental Health Services Search. Texas Local Public Health Organizations. Skip to content 3. HIV/STD Program Home About the Program Info for Persons with HIV. Texas HIV/STD Prevention Community Planning Group Healthcare Providers/Labs. Training Policies and Procedures Reports TB/HIV/STD/Viral Hep Unit TB Program Contact Us HIV/STD Topics A-Z. DSHS HIV/STD Program Post Office Box 149347, MC 1873 Austin, Texas 78714 Phone: 512 533-3000 E-mail the HIV/STD Program E-mail data requests to HIV/STD Program - This email can be used to request data and statistics on HIV, TB, and STDs in Texas. It cannot be used to get treatment or infection history for individuals, or to request information on programs and services. For treatment/testing history, please contact your local Health Department. For information on HIV testing and services available to Persons Living ...
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*  HIV AND AFRICAN AMERICANS:TOP 10 ISSUES AND ACTIONS - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans
... - TheBody.com. 0 Advertisement. HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans. Home. Newsroom. Up Close Personal. Word on the Street. Movers Shakers. Hot-Button Issues. Info Resources. 0. Email. Comments. Print-Friendly. HIV AND AFRICAN AMERICANS: TOP 10 ISSUES AND ACTIONS This is part of a ten-part article. For the next section, click here. For other sections of this article, see Table of Contents. 9 Health Care Access: Myths and Medicaid Messes The average quality of U.S. health care ranks a lousy 37th in the world, according to a report by the World Health Organization. It's a national shame that many black Americans have access to health care below even that level. Longstanding neglect -- and, occasionally, outright abuse -- of African-Americans by both public and private medical systems have contributed enormously to the spread of HIV. In turn, longstanding suspicion -- and, occasionally, irrational paranoia -- of the healthcare system by ...
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*  African American Health: Previous Questions and Answers
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*  Kidney Disease Persists in Black Community | Washington Informer | African American newspaper, Washi
Kidney Disease Persists in Black Community. Washington Informer. African American newspaper, Washington D.C. Twitter. Email. National. Local Business. National. Lifestyle / Entertainment. Videos. Kidney Disease Persists in Black Community. “Not only are African Americans more likely to be designated with chronic kidney disease at an early age, we are more likely to be diagnosed with the advanced stage of kidney disease and kidney failure which pose a huge burden on our physical, emotional and financial well being,” said Dr. He was 24, and after a year-and-a-half of waiting for a transplant and undergoing three hours of dialysis three days per week, Cheatham, 48, finally received a transplant. I encourage people to donate.” More than 116,000 Americans are currently on the national organ transplant waiting list, with more than 94,000 patiently waiting for a life-saving kidney. In 2012, an average of 13 people died each day while waiting for a kidney transplant, many of the ...
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*  African-American Discounts & Deals | Magazines.com
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*  "Neighborhoods and Physical Activity Among African American Women" by Kristen M. McAlexander, Rebec
"Neighborhoods and Physical Activity Among African American Women" by Kristen M. Browse Colleges, Departments, Units. My Account. Digital Commons Network™. Measured and Self-reported Neighborhood Characteristics and Physical Activity Among African American Women. McAlexander , Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston Follow Rebecca E. Lee , Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston Follow Scherezade K. Mama , Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston Follow Ashley V. Medina , Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston Follow. African American women are vulnerable to physical inactivity compared to white women. Measured and self-reported neighborhood characteristics may be associated with physical activity PA , yet few studies have examined these factors among minority women. The purpose of this study was to investigate the associations of measured and self-reported neighborhood characteristics with individual PA. African American women ...
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*  Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences - Grant Details
... National Cancer Institute Cancer Control and Population Sciences: NCI's Bridge to Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. Maps of Awarded Grants. Funding Opportunities. Apply for Cancer Control Grants. Archive of Funding Opportunities. Reports + Data. Reports About DCCPS. About Cancer Control. Furthermore, although the CRC mortality rate decreased 21 percent among the general population, mortality increased 26 percent among African American males aged 65 years and older, and 16 percent among African American males less than 65. African American women are more likely to die of CRC than are women of any other racial/ethnic group. Five-year survival rates for the period 1989-94 were 64 percent in whites and 52 percent in African Americans. We propose a formative feasibility study that will serve as a basis for a subsequent randomized trial testing the effectiveness of innovative strategies in community health centers CHCs to improve CRC screening participation by ...
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*  New center dedicated to African American men's health launched
New center dedicated to African American men s health launched. Academic Health Center. Published by the University of Minnesota's Academic Health Center. A $13.5 million grant will create new center at the University of Minnesota, designed to address health disparities in conditions impacting African American men. The center is a joint academic venture between the University of Minnesota and the University of Alabama, Birmingham., chairman of the Department of Surgery, and Badrinath Konety, M.D., M.B.A., chairman of the Department of Urology, will lead the project at the University of Minnesota. The National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African American Men’s Health will be dedicated to developing, implementing and evaluating interventions to improve the health of African American men. The center will have physical locations on the campuses of both University of Minnesota and University of Alabama-Birmingham, with research and translational interventions taking ...
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*  NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens - Prostate Cancer in African-American Men
... Find a Doctor 718 670-2000. About the Hospital. Find a Job. About the Hospital. Our Commitment to the Community. NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens Goes Green. Hospital Amenities. Before You Come to the Hospital. Women's Health. Surgery. Emergency Care. Cancer Center. Patient Testing. Research and Education. Health Education Library. Find a Doctor. Blood Donor Center. Eye Center Education Fund. Health Information. Blood Facts. Find a Job. About Nursing at NYP/Queens. Blood Drive and Blood Mobile. Community Education. Community Health Education Partnership. Prostate Health Prostate Cancer in African-American Men According to the National Cancer Institute, African-American men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and to die from prostate cancer than white men, although the reasons for this are not clear. African-American men have considerably higher incidence rates 236 cases per 100,000 in 2005 to 2009 than white men 146.9 cases per 100,000 in 2005 to 2009. ...
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*  Prostate Cancer in African-American Men | Health Information | MedCentral Health System
Prostate Cancer in African-American Men. Health Information. MedCentral Health System. Prostate Cancer in African-American Men. Excerpt from a report from the National Cancer Institute's NCI Cancer Information Service - Published May 1998. NCI-supported researchers conducted a case-control study of prostate cancer among men in the United States and Canada who are at high risk African-Americans, moderate risk whites, and low risk Asian-Americans for the disease. The study assessed the contributions of diet, physical activity, and body size to the observed ethnic differences in risk. Although researchers found no consistent evidence of a relationship between prostate cancer risk and either body mass or physical activity, increased risk of prostate cancer was found to be associated with high intake of saturated fat in each of the ethnic groups studied. Other factors such as genetically determined hormone levels and diet during adolescence may account for differences in ...
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*  NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens - Prostate Cancer in African-American Men
... NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens Goes Green. Community Health Initiatives. Surgery. Emergency Care. 보건 교육 도서관 Health Education Library. HealthOutreach: A Program for Older Adults. 안과 센터 Eye Center 교육 기금. About Nursing at NYP/Queens. Community Health Education Partnership. HealthOutreach 책 클럽. Prostate Health Prostate Cancer in African-American Men According to the National Cancer Institute, African-American men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and to die from prostate cancer than white men, although the reasons for this are not clear. African-American men have considerably higher incidence rates 236 cases per 100,000 in 2005 to 2009 than white men 146.9 cases per 100,000 in 2005 to 2009. African-American men may have the highest rate of prostate cancer incidence in the world. In addition, their prostate cancer mortality rate is more than twice as high as the rate for white Americans. In the period from 2005 to 2009, mortality rates were 21.7 cases per ...
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*  Damn this cowardly administration for not standing up to the right « Hot Air Headlines
Damn this cowardly administration for not standing up to the right Hot Air Headlines. Maureen Dowd. Damn this cowardly administration for not standing up to the right. “The president’s getting hurt real bad,” Clyburn told me. “He needs some black people around him.” He said Obama’s inner circle keeps “screwing up” on race: “Some people over there are not sensitive at all about race. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C.’s House delegate, agreed: “The president needs some advisers or friends who have a greater sense of the pulse of the African-American community, or who at least have been around the mulberry bush.”. “The president’s getting hurt real bad,” Clyburn told me. Let s see Maureen Dowd is white. Maureen Dowd knows very little about anything. “The president’s getting hurt real bad,” Clyburn told me. “The president’s getting hurt real bad,” Clyburn told me. “The president’s getting hurt real bad,” Clyburn told me. “He needs some black people around him.” He said Obama’s inner circle keeps “screwing up” ...
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*  Regional Diet, American
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*  Race and health - Psychology Wiki
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*  .. Black but not African American…Race, Mormon Culture, and Experience .. How can you be black,
Tags. african american, african american experience, black republican, color blindness, color consciousness, mia love, mormon, socialization. Black but not African American…Race, Mormon Culture, and Experience. May 15, 2012. Darron Smith’s latest post on his website, “ I Might Look Black, But I Ain’t Like “Y’all”: Mia Love The Paradox of Race, Gender, and Religion in American Politics,” gives me a good chance to talk about race issues especially as it relates to Mormonism…but without referring to the priesthood ban at all after this mention of course. The is a topic ripe for discussion on many possible frames. If you kept up with the “I am a Mormon campaign,” you may have recalled the video of Mia Love. OK, this is surreal…I can’t find this video on YouTube anymore…yet this is Mia’s video. Mia is something. If Joe Biden considered Barack Obama a story book man, Mia Love is a story book woman for Republicans… yep…she’s a black Republican. That’s why I say this is a topic ripe for ...
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*  .. Absenteeism, Discipline Problems Among Factors in Drop Outs for Black Males
Absenteeism, Discipline Problems Among Factors in Drop Outs for Black Males. May 30, 2012. Posted by. ABS Staff. Tagged With: absenteeism, african american boys, discipline problems, Suspensions. Chronic absenteeism and suspensions are among the problems that could lead to black boys in Oakland dropping out, according to a report by the Oakland-based United Strategies Council. The report analyzed the factors that influence African-American males dropping out of high school. The report showed black males struggled with attendance, suspensions, standardized tests and maintaining at least a C average—all risk factors for dropping out. This report is a part of Oakland Unified’s African American Male Achievement Initiative, launched in 2010 to combat academic and social issues plaguing young black men. According to the report, 73 percent of those surveyed were chronically absent in elementary school, missing at least 10 percent of the school days. Kindergarteners and first graders were four ...
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*  CDC | TB | Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005 | Slid
CDC. TB. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Slide 45. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Recommendations for Preventing M. tuberculosis Transmission in Health-Care Settings Return to TB Risk Assessment TB Risk Assessment. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. ...
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CDC. TB. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Slide 70. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Managing TB Patients: General Recommendations Return to AII Precautions for Specific Settings AII Precautions for Specific Settings. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. ...
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CDC. TB. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Slide 80. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Managing TB Patients: General Recommendations Return to AII Precautions for Specific Settings AII Precautions for Specific Settings. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. ...
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CDC. TB. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Slide 102. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Managing TB Patients: General Recommendations Return to Respiratory Protection Respiratory Protection. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. Treatment Latent TB ...
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CDC. TB. Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. TB in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Slide 141. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of M. tuberculosis in Health-Care Settings, 2005. Return to Treatment Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease Treatment Procedures for LTBI and TB Disease. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. Treatment Latent TB Infection. ...
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*  CDC | TB | Prevention and Control of TB in Correctional and Detention Facilities | Slide 37
CDC. TB. Prevention and Control of TB in Correctional and Detention Facilities. Slide 37. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content. CDC Home CDC 24/7: Saving Lives. Protecting People. Search The CDC. Note: Javascript is disabled or is not supported by your browser. For this reason, some items on this page will be unavailable. For more information about this message, please visit this page: About CDC.gov. Tuberculosis TB. Slide Sets. Share Compartir. For Questions About TB Contact Us Slide Set Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Correctional and Detention Facilities. Screening Return to Screening. d. Tuberculosis. Topics Basic TB Facts Signs & Symptoms. Risk Factors. Exposure to TB. TB Terms. Personal Stories Deo. Esteban and Danielle. Kenni. Liliana. Mabruka. Martha. Natalie. Rick and Francene. Rosalie and Faith. Santos. Sarah. Tri. Treatment Latent TB Infection. TB Disease Testing & Diagnosis. TB & HIV Coinfection. Infection Control & ...
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*  CDC | TB | Prevention and Control of TB in Correctional and Detention Facilities | Slide 135
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*  CDC - Slide 14 - Core Curriculum - Slide sets - TB
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*  CDC | TB | Treatment of TB 2003 Slides - Slide 48
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*  CDC | TB | Treatment of TB 2003 Slides - Slide 19
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*  CDC | TB | LTBI Slide Set - Slide 29
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*  Usher (singer)
", was in its sixth week at number one on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 and fifth week on top of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Chart. The single peaked at number 24 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 chart and number 2. It reached number 8 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number 40 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100. The song reached number 25 on the 'Billboard' Hot 100, and number-one on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, becoming Usher's eleventh number-one hit on that chart. Category:1978 births Category:African-American choreographers Category:African-American crunk musicians Category:African-American film directors Category:African-American film producers Category:African-American male actors Category:African-American male dancers Category:African-American male singers Category:African-American record producers Category:African-American television personalities Category:African-American sports executives and administrators Category:American cosmetics ...
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(1/9421) Prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody in white and black patients with diabetes mellitus.

The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBSAg) and antibody (anti-HBS) was determined in 531 white and 519 black diabetic outpatients and in appropriate white and black control populations. There was no difference between the prevalence of either HBSAg or anti-HBS in either the white or black diabetics and that in the white and black controls. These findings make it unlikely that the vast majority of patients with diabetes mellitus have either an increased susceptibility to infection by the hepatitis B virus or an impaired ability to clear the virus once they are infected.  (+info)

(2/9421) Prevalence and social correlates of cardiovascular disease risk factors in Harlem.

OBJECTIVES: This study examined the prevalence, social correlates, and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a predominantly Black, poor, urban community. METHODS: Associations of risk factor prevalences with sociodemographic variables were examined in a population-based sample of 695 men and women aged 18 to 65 years living in Central Harlem. RESULTS: One third of the men and women were hypertensive, 48% of the men and 41% of the women were smokers, 25% of the men and 49% of the women were overweight, and 23% of the men and 35% of the women reported no leisure-time physical activity over the past month. More than 80% of the men and women had at least 1 of these risk factors, and 9% of the men and 19% of the women had 3 or more risk factors. Income and education were inversely related to hypertension, smoking, and physical inactivity. Having 3 or more risk factors was associated with low income and low education (extreme odds ratio [OR] = 10.2, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 3.0, 34.5 for education; OR = 3.7, CI = 1.6, 8.9 for income) and with a history of unstable work or of homelessness. CONCLUSIONS: Disadvantaged, urban communities are at high risk for cardiovascular disease. These results highlight the importance of socioenvironmental factors in shaping cardiovascular risk.  (+info)

(3/9421) Evidence for a black-white crossover in all-cause and coronary heart disease mortality in an older population: the North Carolina EPESE.

OBJECTIVES: This cohort study evaluated racial differences in mortality among Blacks and Whites 65 years and older. METHODS: A total of 4136 men and women (1875 Whites and 2261 Blacks) living in North Carolina were interviewed in 1986 and followed up for mortality until 1994. Hazard ratios (HRs) for all-cause and cause-specific mortality were calculated, with adjustment for sociodemographic and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors. RESULTS: Black persons had higher mortality rates than Whites at young-old age (65-80 years) but had significantly lower mortality rates after age 80. Black persons age 80 or older had a significantly lower risk of all-cause mortality (HR of Blacks vs Whites, 0.75; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 0.62, 0.90) and of CHD mortality (HR 0.44: 95% CI = 0.30, 0.66). These differences were not observed for other causes of death. CONCLUSIONS: Racial differences in mortality are modified by age. This mortality crossover could be attributed to selective survival of the healthiest oldest Blacks or to other biomedical factors affecting longevity after age 80. Because the crossover was observed for CHD deaths only, age overreporting by Black older persons seems an unlikely explanation of the mortality differences.  (+info)

(4/9421) A critical approach to stress-related disorders in African Americans.

This article outlines an integrative, dynamic approach to stress and is, in part, a response to emergent debates within social science research and practice that suggest that African Americans are currently experiencing the reverberating psychological effects of slavery and oppression. It is the product of the work of an African-American mental health think tank situated at the Community Mental Health Council, Chicago, Illinois. We suggest the need to attend to biopsychosocial, environmental, and cultural factors that inform both exposure and responses to stress. Finally, consideration is given to matters of resiliency.  (+info)

(5/9421) Influence of maternal ethnicity on infant mortality in Chicago, 1989-1996.

This study compared infant mortality rates between large ethnic groups in Chicago from 1989-1996. Infant mortality information about ethnic groups was compared using data from annual reports published by the Epidemiology Program, Department of Public Health, City of Chicago and vital statistics documents in Illinois, which include information on ethnicity. Chi-squared analysis was used to evaluate the differences between the proportions. A P value of < .05 was considered significant. During the study period, there were 461,974 births and 6407 infant deaths in Chicago. African Americans contributed 212,924 (46.1%) births and 4387 (68.5%) deaths; Hispanics 132,787 (28.7%) births and 1166 (18.2%) deaths; and whites 99,532 (21.6%) births and 780 (12.2%) infant deaths. Compared with the other groups. African Americans suffered a twofold increased mortality (P < .00001) for five of the six most common causes of infant mortality. Deaths from congenital malformations, although significant, were not excessively increased among African Americans (P = .014). Hispanics demonstrated a higher mortality rate than whites (P = .01), especially for postnatal mortality and respiratory distress syndrome. These data confirm excessive infant mortality among African Americans. Further studies are needed to evaluate the apparent low mortality among some Hispanics compared with the other groups studied.  (+info)

(6/9421) HIV risk differences between African-American and white men who have sex with men.

African-American men who have sex with men remain at disproportionately greater risk for contracting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. While high HIV seroincidence has been documented among homosexual African-American men, behavioral research has rarely studied the HIV risk issues confronting these men. This study assessed a sample of 253 men who have sex with men to determine if African-American (n = 79) and white (n = 174) men report different rates of HIV risk behaviors and differ in characteristics indicative of risk. African-American men who have sex with men were more likely to be HIV-seropositive, to report past treatment for gonorrhea and syphilis, and to have a recent unprotected sex partner known or believed to be HIV-seropositive. Multivariate analyses of covariance, controlling for group differences in age, education, and income, revealed that African-American men who have sex with men were less open about their sexual orientation, scored lower in HIV risk behavior knowledge, had more female sexual partners, and more frequently used cocaine in association with sex relative to white men who have sex with men. Human immunodeficiency virus prevention programs tailored to the needs and risk issues of African-American men who have sex with men are needed.  (+info)

(7/9421) Pterygium and its relationship to the dry eye in the Bantu.

A comparative study was performed on two groups of Bantus in Johannesburg to see if there was any relationship between the "dry eye" and pterygia, but no correlation was found.  (+info)

(8/9421) Plasma cortisol suppression response in the South African black population with glaucoma.

Plasma cortisol suppression was measured in 25 Black glaucomatous patients and in 19 Black patients of similar age and sex, but without glaucoma, who acted as controls. Initial serum cortisol levels were found to be slightly higher in the glaucomatous group. The response to systemically-administered cortisone was statistically more marked in the glaucomatous patients compared with the control group.  (+info)


AAI's


  • The AAI Gala raised nearly $900,000, the highest amount raised in the organization's history, to support AAI's efforts to help build human capacity in Africa through education and training programs, and to develop programming and forums aimed at educating Americans about Africa. (aaionline.org)
  • at AAI's State of Education in Africa (SOE) conference at the Ford Foundation in New York City. (aaionline.org)
  • An alumnus of AAI's African Graduate Fellowship Program (AFGRAD), Sunil Benimadhu is Chief Executive of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM). (aaionline.org)
  • Nearly 400 U.S. and African business, political and diplomatic leaders were in attendance to celebrate African achievement under AAI's theme of Celebrating Steady Progress and Triumph over Adversity . (aaionline.org)


Awards Gala


  • The Africa-America Institute (AAI) held its 23rd Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, September, 19th at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park Hotel in New York. (aaionline.org)
  • Nearly 500 distinguished U.S. and African leaders and top diplomats attended the Annual Awards Gala to celebrate African achievement, including Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro , Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Rachel Robinson , widow of baseball great Jackie Robinson. (aaionline.org)
  • The Africa-America Institute will host its Annual Awards Gala on Tuesday, September 19 at The Mandarin Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, New York. (aaionline.org)
  • The AAI Awards Gala is the largest Africa-focused event in New York City. (aaionline.org)


predominantly


  • Plans are currently under way for a campaign in February that will reach out to predominantly African-American Central Florida neighborhoods. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • It seems Donald Sterling is trying to right his wrongs by attending a predominantly African American church service on Sunday at south Los Angeles' Praises of Zion Baptist Church. (thecelebritycafe.com)


nation's


  • Julie McCown, a doctoral student, discovered one of the earliest poems by Jupiter Hammon, the nation's first African-American writer. (thegrio.com)
  • Additionally, when pollsters analyzed results by race, the nation's biggest support for financial reform came from African-Americans and Latinos. (northdallasgazette.com)
  • Under the theme Tanzania: Educating for a Sustainable Future , the Gala paid tribute to the People of Tanzania for the East African nation's significant progress in education, environmental conservation, and in creating a business-friendly environment for entrepreneurs and investment. (aaionline.org)


bachelor's degree


  • Harris earned her bachelor's degree in African American Studies from Yale University, and her MA and PhD in art history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where her dissertation topic was "Conceptualizing African-American Art: The Market, Academic Discourse and Public. (burnaway.org)


tribute


  • This African American Machete system in Kwa Asilia Avita Sanaa is Grandmaster Rogers own creation and represents a tribute to the African American Machete used as a tool to cut brush, sugar cane and as a weapon for the purpose of freedom fighting during the Afrikan Holocaust of Enslavement. (bullshido.net)
  • At its black-tie 24th Annual Awards, 55th Anniversary, Gala in New York, The Africa-America Institute paid tribute to the people of Mozambique by presenting the AAI African National Achievement Award recognizing Mozambicans' resilience in times of war and other hardships, and their commitment to peace, democracy, and widespread and sustainable economic growth. (aaionline.org)


contributions


  • Above are ten quotes from notable African-Americans, whose contributions to society have come to define America as we know it today. (thegrio.com)
  • The Gala also honored leading Americans and Africans for their contributions to Africa and the world. (aaionline.org)


National Achievement Award


  • H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete , President of the United Republic of Tanzania, accepted the AAI African National Achievement Award on behalf of the People of Tanzania. (aaionline.org)
  • Mozambican President Armando Emílio Guebuza accepted the AAI African National Achievement Award on behalf of the Mozambican people. (aaionline.org)


nearly


  • In Ongoing Joblessness in Michigan: Unemployment rate for African Americans tops in nation, more than double the state's white rate , EPI researchers Douglas Hall and Mary Gable find that the African American unemployment rate in Michigan reached 18.7 percent-nearly one in five of the state's black workers-in the fourth quarter of 2012, about two-and-a-half times that of the white unemployment rate of 7.5 percent. (epi.org)
  • Overall, breast cancer deaths have been declining for nearly a decade (by 2 percent annually), yet deaths of African-American women have been dropping at a much slower pace. (scienceblogs.com)
  • DES MOINES, Iowa -- The "I'll Make Me a World in Iowa" African American Festival has taken place for nearly 20 years, and will be held again this month. (whotv.com)


Institute


  • Michigan's African American unemployment rate is the highest in the nation among states with large enough black populations to measure unemployment, a new Economic Policy Institute Issue Brief finds. (epi.org)
  • Read the Winter 2014 issue of THE AAI CONNECTION e-newsletter for the latest news, updates and information from The Africa-America Institute. (aaionline.org)
  • Read the Fall 2014 issue of THE AAI CONNECTION e-newsletter for the latest news, updates and information from The Africa-America Institute. (aaionline.org)


2016


  • We would like to take this opportunity to award you with the 2016 Hamite Award for your extraordinary example of American success to one's watching. (blackrefer.com)


progress


  • The Exhibit of American Negroes' was assembled to demonstrate the progress and promise of African-American life at the turn of the twentieth century. (mashable.com)


News


  • Intervention by peer mentors has a statistically significant effect on improving glucose control in African American veterans with diabetes, says a Medical News Today article based on study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion. (apta.org)
  • MadameNoire is a sophisticated lifestyle publication that gives African-American women the latest in fashion trends, black entertainment news, parenting tips and beauty secrets that are specifically for black women. (madamenoire.com)
  • The North Dallas Gazette provides information and African American community news and events. (northdallasgazette.com)
  • If you would like Independent, Informative and Invaluable news analysis on the African continent, delivered straight to your inbox, join our mailing list. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


struggle


  • Black Americans have demonstrated their allegiance and respect for America through decades of struggle and in justice. (thegrio.com)


world


  • I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually. (thegrio.com)
  • With our in-depth monthly reports, New African brings Africa closer to the world and is ideal reading for those looking to gain a better understanding of the most important issues affecting Africa. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


achievement


  • Through the arts, literature, civil disobedience, athletics and civil service, African-Americans have come to embraced patriotism through both adversity and achievement. (thegrio.com)


Black


  • He is the first black person, period, that we know of to publish in America," said Cedrick May, a UTA professor and expert on African-American literature. (thegrio.com)
  • Black women seek information on a wide variety of topics including African-American hair care, health issues, relationship advice and career trends - and MadameNoire provides all of that. (madamenoire.com)
  • Gandmaster Rogers is the recognized 10th degree black belt and Founder of the African American Martial Art of YA or KWA ASILIA A VITA SANAA-MIXED MARTIAL ARTS. (bullshido.net)
  • The sold-out black-tie Gala was chaired by American financier and conservationist Paul Tudor Jones II and Reginald Mengi , CEO of Tanzania's media conglomerate IPP Limited. (aaionline.org)


women


  • African Women Embracing and Empowering Ourselves (AWEEO) Investment Club has been established to educate and combine the resources of African-American women to invest in stocks, bonds, securities and mutual funds. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • The USPSTF mammography guidelines and African American women: Do they even apply? (scienceblogs.com)
  • Meanwhile, a society I belong to (the American Society of Breast Surgeons) issued a press release accusing the USPSTF of sending us back to the "pre-mammography" days when, presumably women only found breast cancer after it had grown to huge size (just like Europe and Canada, I guess, given that the recommendations for screening there closely mirrors those recommended by the USPSTF. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Despite all the hysterical and disingenuous attacks on the new guidelines, there is one criticism that actually resonates with me because I work at a cancer center in a very urban environment with a large population of African American women. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Many African-American women don't fit the profile of the average American woman who gets breast cancer. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Jones says the guidelines recently put out by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force covered a broad segment of American women based on the data available. (scienceblogs.com)
  • So while the recommendations may be appropriate for the general population, he says, it could have a deleterious affect on African-American women who appear to have a higher risk of developing very deadly breast cancers at early in life. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Some of the studies used to develop the latest mammographic guidelines were performed in Scandanavian countries, and in the others arguably African American women were underrepresented. (scienceblogs.com)
  • When you look at the death statistics for breast cancer in African-American women and compare them to white women, it's stunning. (scienceblogs.com)
  • On the other hand, at least more books about African-Americans and women are being published -- rushing off the presses for release in February and March. (baltimoresun.com)


Education


  • Ebony Fashion Fair, which features 13 models from several cultures, is a major fund-raiser that benefits the American Heart Association, Partners in Education and others. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Most African-American students aren't receiving the education they need to succeed in college, according to a new report. (edweek.org)
  • After high school, 63 percent of African-American students who graduated in 2011 enrolled in postsecondary education immediately after high school. (edweek.org)
  • Is a College Education Still Relevant for African Americans? (sacobserver.com)
  • This brings me to the topic, is a college education still relevant for African Americans and what types of degrees should African Americans pursue? (sacobserver.com)


urgent


  • Each year African Americans experience more asthma-related urgent car. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Each year African Americans experience more asthma-related urgent care visits, hospitalizations and death rates compared to Caucasians," says James Chmiel, MD, Clinical Director of Pediatric Pulmonology at UH Rainbow and principal investigator of the UH Rainbow study site. (bio-medicine.org)


history


  • A University of Texas at Arlington graduate student recently found a piece of American history that offers more insight on U.S. slavery. (thegrio.com)
  • Does it imply that African-Americans are not part of our history the other 11 months of the year? (baltimoresun.com)


Business


  • IC Events has established itself as one of the leading organisers of African business, economic and political events. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)
  • During the Gala Reginald Mengi, Tanzanian businessman and media mogul, recognized Tanzania's recent business success and challenged the Western media to show the thriving side of Africa to encourage business and foreign investment. (aaionline.org)


researchers


  • In a first-of-its-kind clinical trial, asthma researchers at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital (UH Rainbow) will evaluate treatment guidelines for African American children and young adults with asthma. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Researchers are recruiting African American patients five years of age and older who have asthma. (bio-medicine.org)


People


  • Mozambique currently boasts one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, a trend that has helped to lift millions of people out of poverty. (aaionline.org)


latest


  • Using a variety of platforms and services including magazines, electronic media and international events, we deliver unparalleled coverage on the latest developments in Africa. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


Congress


  • Lisa Blunt Rochester was the first African-American woman elected to congress in Delaware. (blackrefer.com)
  • Dr. Carla Hayden was the first African-American Librarian of Congress. (blackrefer.com)


analysis


  • The authoritative analysis of the living standards of American workers. (epi.org)
  • For over 45 years New African provides unparalleled insights and analysis on African politics and economics, via an African perspective. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)
  • IC Publications is one of the world's leading sources of analysis and debate on African political and economic issues. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


state


  • Harris was recently an assistant professor at Elizabeth City State University in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, where she taught courses on African American art, 20th-century art appreciation, and others. (burnaway.org)


Consumers


  • When consumers polled were asked if Wall Street caused the financial crisis, eight out of ten African-Americans agreed. (northdallasgazette.com)


Society


  • The African-American Cultural Society is a group intended to unite "African-minded" individuals within the community. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Nichols' Star Trek character, one of the first African American female characters on American television not portrayed as a servant, was groundbreaking in U.S. society at the time. (blackrefer.com)


community


  • All of the artists in the exhibition have strong ties to Atlanta, the center of a long-thriving African-American arts community, where the Thompsons have resided for several decades. (artdaily.com)


Found


  • The rate of continuation to a second year in obtaining a postsecondary degree was found to be 71 percent, however, for those African-American students who met at least two of the test's benchmarks. (edweek.org)


results


  • Results of the BARD study will allow for evidence-based recommendations for the use of asthma medications in African Americans, significantly impacting national asthma guidelines," says Dr. Chmiel. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Commenting on the poll results, Mike Calhoun, CRL president said, "Everyday Americans know what's good for their pocketbooks, their families, and our economy - that's why a large, bipartisan majority is calling for financial reforms to take effect. (northdallasgazette.com)


Collection


  • East African Splendors from the Collection of Norma Canelas and William D. Roth will be featured at the Orlando Museum of Art until May 27. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African-American Art is on view Sept. 13 through Nov. 18. (artdaily.com)
  • Rice University is deeply grateful to Larry and Brenda Thompson for the opportunity to host this nationally recognized collection of 19th and 20th-century African-American art during our centennial year, university President David Leebron said. (artdaily.com)
  • For more information about the African American Film Materials collection, contact DeGolyer Library at degolyer@smu.edu. (smu.edu)


Student


  • In America, student loan debt exceeds $1 trillion, $864 billion in federal loans and $150 billion in private. (sacobserver.com)
  • Eighty-one percent of African Americans and 67 percent of Latino students who earned bachelor's degrees compared to 64 percents of White students are saddled with student loan debt. (sacobserver.com)


going back


  • Meanwhile some physicians even likened the recommendations to going back to being like Africa, Southeast Asia and China as far as breast screening goes in that he actually speculated that he'd now become very busy treating advanced, neglected breast cancers. (scienceblogs.com)


find


  • For months now, I have been trying desperately to find African-American atheists/agnostics/freethinkers etc. in my area. (atheistnexus.org)


exhibition


  • The exhibition gives a peek into East African culture with art displays, beadwork, basketry and tribal wear from such countries as Kenya and Rwanda. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Featuring 72 works by 67 artists, the exhibition seeks to redefine the canon of African-American art by offering a more in-depth, inclusive presentation of the artists and their aesthetic and social concerns, according to the Driskell Center. (artdaily.com)


woman


  • Established in 2009, New African Woman has been covering stories that empower, inspire, and celebrate the African woman's diverse accomplishment in all spheres. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


Leaders


  • EPI's research helps policymakers, opinion leaders, advocates, journalists, and the public understand the bread-and-butter issues affecting ordinary Americans. (epi.org)


show


  • The show, Zarabi, is the story of an African village, featuring song and dance to traditional African music. (orlandosentinel.com)


study


  • In the study, 118 African American veterans aged 50 to 70 years old with persistently poor diabetes control were randomly assigned to 3 groups-usual care, peer mentoring, and financial incentives. (apta.org)
  • UH Rainbow to study African-Americans' response to asthma m. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The study of Best African American Response to Asthma Drugs (BARD) wil. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The study of Best African American Response to Asthma Drugs (BARD) will examine whether African Americans respond differently to asthma therapies compared to Caucasians and will help to identify the best add-on therapy based on the patients' age. (bio-medicine.org)


free


  • There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free. (thegrio.com)


percent


  • Only 10 percent of African-Americans who graduated high school in 2013 met at least three of the ACT's four College Readiness Benchmarks, compared to 39 percent of all graduates who took the test. (edweek.org)
  • Only 69 percent of ACT-tested African-American students took a core curriculum, compared to 74 percent of all students. (edweek.org)
  • While 81 percent of Asian-American students and 71 percent of white students had access to a full range of math and sciences courses, only 57 percent of African American students had full access. (edweek.org)


time


  • Meanwhile, in the most blatant example of protecting its turf I've seen in a very long time, the American College of Radiology went full mental jacket with a press release that was as biased as it was insulting. (scienceblogs.com)


view


  • It was a breath of fresh air to view an African American play a role where intelligence was involved. (blackrefer.com)


Award


  • Paul Beatty was the first African-American man to win the Man Booker Award. (blackrefer.com)


older


  • Mark Two Dinner Theater is seeking African-American dancers ages 15 or older to perform in its Theater for Children on selected days in January and February. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • Speaking on behalf of AARP, Nancy LeaMond, its executive vice-president spoke to the specific concerns of older Americans. (northdallasgazette.com)
  • During the financial crisis, too many older Americans lost their savings due to the failure of an outdated and compromised financial regulatory system. (northdallasgazette.com)


group


  • African-American HIV/AIDS Support Group meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Hope & Help Center of Central Florida Inc., 1935 Woodcrest Drive, Winter Park. (orlandosentinel.com)


president


  • Channing Dungey was the first African-American president of a major broadcast TV network. (blackrefer.com)


Market


  • Other companies may be seeking to challenge its domination of the market, but Uber's GM for sub- Saharan Africa is confident of his company's future. (africanbusinessmagazine.com)


African americans what type of cooking style do they have and is it unhealthy?


  • African americans what type of cooking style do they have and is it unhealthy? And what type of cooking style should I use if I want to get in shape? (healhty way).
  • The cooking styles of African Americans vary with the region, economics and personal philosophy. There are no one or two categories that define us all. To get fit consider your food preferences first. What are your must haves? Sweets, crunch, flavors, snacks? By mixing your must haves with what you can give up, you can craft a long term diet change that will keep you fit. Use spices - herbs, garlic, lemon juice, vinegar to reduce dependency on salt (may not be your case, but often true in the US diet) Use broiling and baking to manage textures without depending on oil. Eat breakfast - that way you won't be starving by lunch time and your energies are better distributed throughout the day: Makes you more likely to be physically active in the day. Add fruits, vegetables and salads to your diet. There are so many, you can pick ones that you like. Add fruits to cereals, or blend fruits into shakes if that makes them easier to add to your meals. Have more soups and salads per week than you do now. They're fillers and make it easier to cut down on the heavier starches. Just a few ideas. Hope they work :)


What is the relation between Cajun foods and African Americans?


  • There was a time I asked my friend what type of food most African-Americans enjoyed to eat and he told Cajun foods. Not surprisingly, I hear this answer from the majority of people whom I ask. Why is this so?
  • speaking as a real cajun, i can first tell you that African Americans don't necessarily enjoy the "cajun" cuisine you're referering to. There is a big difference between cajun food and creole food. They enjoy more a mixture of the two. The cajuns that migrated from Nova Scotia had to learn to cook from the land. They used every part of the animal they killed and used every spice they could get their hands on from the land to season the food. thus, the "cajun" cuisine you eat now. Slaves did not necessarily eat the cajun cuisine. They still cooked their own meals. Some slaves were Creole. Creoles were a mixture of black and spanish people. They too had their own style of cooking and their own spices. The two cultures were eventually merged into our melting pot here in Louisiana and that's the "cajun" they eat. Hope I helped you understand a little better.


Is there a bone disease that is more present in African Americans and it causes your bones to ache?


  • My son is African American and he is adopted. We recently found out that he might genetically be predisposed to a bone disease that occurs more often in African Americans. The symptoms start in children and your bones ache at night. I can't find anything on the internet about this. Does anyone know?
  • In a college class i learned that African americans genetically do not absorb calcium and vitamin D as well especially if lactose intolerant. it could just be growing pains though. Those really ache and hurt if you are rapidly starting to grow.


What kind of treatments work on african americans who have acne scars?


  • I have tried the microdermabrasion, but that did not work for me.. I have a brown complexion, so im thinking about trying the photofacial or chemical peel? I mean i know there is something out there that will help clear acne on african americans!! So plz give me some answers..
  • Acne is an annoying condition that can cause pain and embarrassment. Unfortunately, the condition can affect people from all areas and ethnic backgrounds. Many products are available for anyone suffering from acne. However, African American acne skin care is also available to help this particular ethnic group overcome the skin disorder. If you are of African American descent and want to treat your acne, you should consult with a dermatologist. Many people believe that people with darker skin are not prone to sun damage or conditions suffered by other ethnic groups. The reality is that the extra melanin present in darker-skinned individuals makes their skin more sensitive and vulnerable to injury. This is why African Americans may be much more prone to scarring if they suffer from acne for long periods of time. Fortunately, dermatologists and the health care industry are starting to realize that darker-skinned individuals require different skin care. Traditional products and methods were focused on combating acne and conditions for lighter-skinned individuals. Fortunately, new products are being developed specifically for people of different ethnic backgrounds. These products are often much gentler and less abrasive on the skin. After extensive research, many products and treatment methods now reduce the risk of a condition called hyper or hypopigmentation that is prevalent in African Americans. The term refers to dark or light spots that appear on the skin and can result from acne. Treatments such as chemical peels are often used to combat acne. However, they are applied with a lower-strength solution for darker-skinned individuals. New lasers that transmit longer pulses are also used for different ethnic groups as they are better-suited for pigmented skin. Treatments such as Restalyne and collagen injections are also not suited for African Americans who have an increased tendency to develop raised scar tissue, known as keloids. African Americans are not immune to skin disorders such as acne. However, the increased pigment in their skin requires special care to treat the condition. These individuals should choose special products geared towards sensitive skin. They should also find dermatologists who will perform procedures specifically tailored to darker-skinned individuals.


What is the best type of stage makeup for African Americans to use?


  • I'm a budding opera singer who was introduced to theatrical makeup last week. I was told it was really good for african americans it's called Ben Nye. It was ok, the lesson I received in application was mediocre, but I wanted to know if there was something else out there that's better for people of color who are prone to perspire quickly. Thanks in advance!
  • I had a roommate who is African American with very dark skin. She used Mac cosmetic products and she loved it.


When african americans turn 15 why do they have a quinceanera?


  • Why, when african americans become 15 do they have a quinceanera? What is the point? Fanks.
  • Thats a Mexican tradition not African America It symbolizes a girls transition to womanhood.


Why are african american men often suseptible to skin conditions on the back of their heads?


  • I work in downtown Chicago and meet alot of people everyday. I see many people, including african americans and I notice that there seems to be a significant amount of black men that have skin conditions on the back of their heads, mostly above the neck area. It is either a discoloration, boils, scarring, or lesions. Is there a reason I see this alot with african american men and not in other races? im not racist; this is a legitamate question. i never see it so much with other races. Im just curious.
  • The skin condition that you concern yourself with has to do a combination of a few things amongst African American men. The first one is the way that they get their hair cut. It is usually cut very close to the skin. The type of oil that they put in their hair to make it manageable. The grade and texture of the hair and finally dirt and sweat. Now combine all of this together and this what you have. Most African American males use some type of oil in their hair to make it look nice. What this also does in the process is close the pores on the scalp and around the neck area so now the scalp can not breathe and some of the hair follicles are now trapped under the skin. The next process is the cutting of the hair. This will make the hair curl under the skin causing the small bumps which you generally see. There is also the outside factor that the barber's clippers may not be at their cleanest. If a man was to place a hot rag on that area to open the pores and not get his hair cut so short and change the oil that he uses. He will see that his neck start to look better. He can also use some rubbing alcohol to help dry up the oil which is trapped under his skin.


Why do African Americans prefer Sprite and fruity drinks like Hawaiian Punch?


  • Why is it African Americans tend to enjoy sprite and Fruity drinks more than white people? Not stereotyping, I work at a restaurant and 9 out of 10 times these drinks are what African Americans order. Is it a taste bud thing or just something that they grew up drinking?
  • enough of these african americans tend to questions u know why i know ur stereotyping, simple answer what do white people tend to drink. see no stereotypes aparently white people are the only race of individuals in the world http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100423083639AA9O7mB