Yale study finds staggering toll of excess deaths and health disparities for Black Americans

Newswise — New Haven, Conn. — A new study reveals a staggering disparity in life expectancy between Black Americans and their white counterparts between 1999...

The Importance of Mental Wellness for a Healthy Heart and Brain

Research shows anxiety, stress and depression can have a negative impact on physical health and may even increase the risk for heart disease and...

Anxiety disorders will affect nearly 1 in 3 adults

https://www.youtube.com/watch?embeds_referring_euri=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newswise.com%2F&source_ve_path=MTY0NTAz&feature=emb_share&v=A9wwZmBGKiU   Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Almost a third...

Is The End of One Emergency the Beginning of Another?

By Mekel Harris, Ph.D., NCSP, PMH-C, CAGCS Today, May 11, 2023, marks the expiration date of the federal public health emergency for COVID-19. Nearly three...

Helping Health Care Providers Support Black Breastfeeding Families

PHILADELPHIA  - Despite breastfeeding being recommended for at least two years, only 36 percent of all infants are still breastfed at their first birthday....

80% of Black women will experience fibroids. Do you know the symptoms?

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Following the sixth annual Black Maternal Health Week, we’d be remiss if we did not mention the topic of uterine fibroids, a medical issue...

Weight loss for older adults may be life-threatening

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Losing weight may not always be cause for celebration, in some cases it could be cause for concern — in older adults, for instance. You...

For Allergy and Asthma Sufferers, Climate Change Means Worse Symptoms and Harsher Season

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If you suffer from asthma or nasal allergies, you’ve probably noticed pollen season getting worse, and negatively affecting your symptoms. Experts from the American...

Ozempic and Wegovy: UMT Breaks Down the Basics of the New Weight Loss Drugs

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Urban Media Today spoke with Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman, MD, to learn about how these drugs work, how patients attain the drug, racial disparities...

U.S. autism prevalence continues to rise as race and sex gaps shrink, new stats...

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Roughly 1 in 36 8-year-olds in the United States has autism, according to 2020 prevalence data released today by the Centers for Disease Control...

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