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Low vitamin D ups coronary artery disease risk

Vitamin D deficiency more than doubled the risk of silent coronary artery disease (CAD) in HIV-positive African Americans, according to results of a 674-person study. ...

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Supreme Court upholds Obama’s Healthcare Reform

Recently the Supreme Court made a historic decision that will fundamentally transform healthcare for years to come. The decision means that President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act ...

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Breast cancer may be predicted by a simple blood test

Surely if there was a blood test to determine whether or not a woman had breast cancer many women could add years to their lives and in some cases their lives may be saved. ...

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Public education is under attack

My father dropped out of school in the eighth grade and went to work as a laborer in the mills of Western Pennsylvania to help support his family. Later, he mastered the craft of cutting meat and became a butcher. ...

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Health care cover up is worse than the crime

If you read the title of this editorial you might think this column is about the Conrad Murray-Michael Jackson debacle that was front page and top story lead on almost every newspaper, magazine or broadcast news show. ...

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Growing the Broward Health brand

As part of a five-year branding campaign, Broward Health is renaming four of its hospitals. Broward Health’s hospitals will now be known ...

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Ask the Doctor: HIV and HIV risk after Age 50

As the members of this group approach their senior years, they must grapple with a unique set of challenges. First, this group suffers two stigmas: that of HIV and that of aging. ...

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Should African Americans continue to eat red meat?

The Fourth of July has approached us and most Americans are going to break out the grill and hot dogs, hamburgers and those juicy T-bone steaks will be on the menu ...

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Health Care Providers Settle with Justice Department over Complaints of HIV Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has a leadership role in fighting discrimination against people who are living with HIV or AIDS. It addresses this responsibility through outreach ...

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Gary Dourdan: Actor, musician, activist

One in a weekly series about the Black AIDS Institute's Greater Than AIDS ambassadors, who are using their VIP status in Black America to increase awareness of HIV/AIDS and HIV testing and treatment. ...

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