Black Americans are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer more than any other racial or ethnic group in America. Once that cancer is detected, it is often advanced and inoperable. This trend has less to do with biology and more to do with environmental and socioeconomic factors.Continue reading
I almost regret writing this. I am attacking a black man who recently unleashed his own ill-advised barrage against another black man who is doing the right thing.
The cliché goes that two wrongs don’t make a right. Yet, it feels right to call out this national sports figure over an issue that impacts us all, particularly black men.Continue reading
Stress may not be tangible, but it is as central to our lives as breathing. Everybody experiences it, both good and bad.Continue reading
The Delta variant is so out of control that U.S. health officials rolled out a plan for
booster shots starting September 20 for Americans who got the Pfizer and Moderna
Thanks to numerous studies, we are beginning to understand the manifold effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
What we’ve learned from this life-altering scourge is that it has deepened economic inequality, irrevocably altered how we work, fueled a surge in gun violence, and helped ignite a mental health crisis, among other impacts.Continue reading
For National Prostate Health Awareness Month, Black Men’s Health recently chatted with Dr. Kelvin Moses, Director of the Comprehensive Prostate Cancer clinic at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.Continue reading
They call it the Mediterranean diet and it might be the closest thing to an antidote for the ills that tend to besiege Black men.Continue reading
Financial literacy and the right education are critical for black families to thrive in the 21st century. Statistically, African American families face significant hurdles due to generations of structural racism and systemic oppression. There remains a yawning wealth gap between black and white families.Continue reading
While white men represent an overwhelming majority of breast cancer cases in the U.S., Black men still have higher rates of breast cancer in comparison, according to a comprehensive study conducted between 2010 and 2016.Continue reading
One reason black men don’t get screened for prostate cancer is the side effects that come with treatment. Chief among those is erectile dysfunction. Fact is, many men would opt for keeping their erectile function over getting life-saving prostate cancer treatment.Continue reading