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5.8 million Children and adults in the United States (8.3% of the population) have diabetes? We've assembled a handful of qualified resources to help you track and manage your diabetes. Follow the link below to start a new day for your health!
While Black people represent approximately 12 percent of the U.S. population, they continue to account for a higher proportion of cases at all stages of HIV/AIDS-from infection with HIV to death with AIDS-compared with members of other races and ethnicity. Follow the link below for more information on prevention and care!
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particle pollution could be affecting your lung health? Particle pollution is when tiny particles of dust, soot, or even some liquids are in the air that we breathe. The negative effects of this could lead to trouble breathing, irritated lungs, or even lung cancer. For example, the second leading cause of Lung cancer is Radon, often unknown but present in people's homes.
The prostate is a small gland encircling the urethra, early signs of problems when enlarged, may include a change in force or amount of urinary stream, or needing to get up frequently at night to urinate. Did you know that African-American men are 1.8 times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 2.0 times more likely to die from prostate cancer than white men?
The spread of Covid-19 has drastically affected everyone’s lives. The safest things you can do to continue to protect your loved ones are wearing masks in crowded areas, washing your hands frequently and keeping up to date on your vaccines. If you develop a dry cough, fever, loss of taste and smell, congestion, or body aches- you may have Covid-19 and should find your nearest testing center. Learn more about Covid-19 safety below!
Mental health is something that everybody struggles with and you’re not alone. Learning how to cope shouldn’t be an isolating event. No matter what you’re struggling with, there are people to help you. Learn more about mental health below!
Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to keep you healthy by filtering wastes from your blood. If kidney disease worsens, wastes can build to high levels in your blood and make you feel sick. You may develop complications like high blood pressure, anemia (low blood count), weak bones, poor nutritional health, and nerve damage.
Provides a language access portal for multilingual health information. Disease areas currently include cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and more. New disease areas will continue to be included and additional resources will be incorporated as they become available.
HUCOM trains students to become competent and compassionate physicians who provide health care in medically underserved communities. The major emphasis of HUCOM is on preparing students to deliver patient care in communities that have a shortage of physicians and public health professionals.
The mission of the NMA is to advance the art and science of medicine for people of African descent through education, advocacy, and health policy to promote health and wellness, eliminate health disparities, and sustain physician viability.
The mission of the National MultiCultural Institute (NMCI) is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities to facilitate personal and systemic change in order to build an inclusive society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity.
Morehouse School of Medicine is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities; increasing the diversity of the health professional and scientific workforce; and addressing primary health care needs through programs in education, research, and service, with emphasis on people of color and the underserved urban and rural populations in Georgia and the nation.
OFFICE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES