CDC Report: 20 percent of High School Girls Binge Drink

One in five teenage high school girls are binge drinking and quickly headed down the road to alcohol abuse, according to new information released...

NFL Player Junior Seau Had Brain Disease CTE

Junior Seau, one of the NFL’s best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last...

Eye Scan Shows Hope In Battle Against Multiple Sclerosis

Medical researchers now say that a simple eye scan could make a big difference in how doctors monitor the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS),...

Weight Loss System Delivers Lifesaving Results for Diabetic Mother

  Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- Just half a year ago, Mona Aaron's personal "time bomb" was ticking. This Waldorf, Md.-based mother in the prime of...

Babies with Down Syndrome Living Longer, But Disparities Still Seen with Black Infants

The occurrence of Down syndrome and the number of fatalities related to the condition have decreased among American children, according to a new study....

Congress Passes Private Bill for African Student, Grants Permanent Residency

It’s been a long road for Sopuruchi Victor Chukwueke. Abandoned at a Nigerian orphanage because of the large tumors taking over the front and...

Study Ties Drug Shortage to Reduced Cancer Survival

Young cancer patients who couldn’t get a key medicine because of a national drug shortage were more likely to suffer a relapse than others...

Asthma, Diabetes, and Other Health Conditions Bring Greater Flu Risks

If you are one of the millions of Americans with a long-term health condition like asthma, diabetes, stroke, heart or lung disease, this important...

Obesity Outranks Starvation as Global Killer, Report Says

Research results compiled from the work of roughly 500 researchers in 50 countries conclude that obesity and the diseases that arise as a result...

Researchers Find Link Between Childhood Physical Abuse and Asthma in African Americans

Researchers have made a connection between childhood abuse suffered by African-American women and asthma which develops later in their lives. As part of the Black...

Ten Natural Pain Remedies You Won’t Hear About From Your Doctor

  BURLINGTON, Vt.-- Early on in his career as a professional fitness trainer, before exploring natural pain remedies, Jesse Cannone realized that it was not...

N.J. Students Sickened by Bob Marley Drink at School

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have removed a drink named after reggae icon Bob Marley after several New Jersey students were sickened. Marley's Mellow...