Tag Archives: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gates CEO

Gates CEO Discusses Foundation’s Challenges, from Zika to Common Core

'Threats and opportunities' abound in its global and U.S. work

• “Your health is determined by your social network.”

By Robin White Goode

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Facts about Ebola

Ten Facts About the Ebola Virus

Be informed of this deadly disease

With the news of the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reaching…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Know the Facts: Precautions for Swine Flu

Experienced doctor talks symptoms, vaccinations

Dr. Mark Johnson, chair of the department of family medicine at the University of Medicine…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Lawmakers, HHS Seek to Redress Healthcare Disparities

Legislation to combat alarming disease rates in minorities

Racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of obesity, cancer, diabetes, and AIDS than whites,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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The Heart of the Matter

Doctors lead an initiative to improve cardiovascular health

As Americans are expressing interest in bettering their health, the African American community remains stagnant…

By Aisha Sylvester

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Five for Life

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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