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Parkinson’s Disease affects Blacks, men

Parkinson’s Disease affects Blacks, men ...

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Blacks with Thyroid Cancer fare worse than whites

The mortality rate is probably due to an access to care issues. It has been found that Blacks had a 1 percent higher mortality rate, though thyroid cancer is twice as common among whites. ...

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Can fried chicken cause prostate cancer?

Large quantities of foods such as fried chicken have been linked with aggressive and life-threatening forms of cancer. ...

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Clear Health Alliance HIV/AIDS Medical Services expands into Broward County

“Clear Health’s approval to expand access into Broward is critically important for individuals living with HIV and AIDS,” said Marianne Finizio, Executive Vice President, Clear Health Alliance ...

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Q&A with Danielle Houston: BTAN Fellow appointed to DHHS ARV Guideline Panel

Recently the Black AIDS Institute sat down with Danielle Houston, one of the group’s two new community members as well as its co-chair, to discuss the role she’ll play in helping craft the upcoming “Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents ...

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Forum reaches out to people unaware they qualify for free HIV/AIDS Services

Many Broward County residents who live with HIV/AIDS are eligible for free or low-cost health services, but don’t even know it. ...

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NAPWA encourages HIV/AIDS advocates to continue ‘the good fight’

“The founding mission of NAPWA is still relevant,” said Black AIDS Institute First Vice Chair Grazell R. Howard. “Keep up the good fight!” are the final words in the NAPWA statement ...

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Acute HIV diagnosis missed in more than half of Southeastern US group

acute HIV infection in a southeastern US study group got diagnosed at their first healthcare visit with HIV, ...

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Florida gets green light for Medicaid managed care

The approval, announced Monday, means that Medicaid-eligible seniors who need long-term care likely will start enrolling later this year in HMOs and another type of health plan known as a “provider service network ...

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Health law bars opting out of maternity coverage; long term care insurance is guaranteed if company goes out of business

This week, I am answering readers’ questions about maternity coverage requirements in the new health insurance exchanges, long-term-care insurance and switching employer health plans. ...

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