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Black churches across the nation will have more information on HIV/AIDS, and they have the NAACP to thank. The nation’s oldest civil rights organization developed a manual for church leaders seeking to educated their parishioners. Pastor Timothy W. Sloan of Houston, expressed concerned over his congregation’s lack of knowledge about the virus, which has become […]
When the CDC sent out a report that seemed to say that nearly ½ of all Black women were infected with genital herpes people were shocked and outraged by the damning data. Now however the CDC is clarifying their information. 48% of the Black women they tested were positive for exposure to herpes but not […]
The Center For Disease Control has released alarming new test results that claim 48% of Black women between ages 14 and 49 have herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), a lifelong and incurable infection that can cause recurrent and painful genital sores. The medical group released a press release Tuesday detailing their findings. According to […]
According to a Center for Disease Control and Prevention study, the Southern half of the United States has the highest AIDS related death rate, surpassing any other section of the United States. Approximately 46% of new AIDS cases in the year 2007 were from the South, beating the average set by the Northeast (25%) and […]
An Earth-shattering study by the USDA has it predicting that an unprecedented number of children will use food stamps at one time in their lives. Nearly 28.4 million Americans partake in the Department of Agriculture’s federal food stamp program for low-income families. That figure allowed the federal agency to calculate that nearly half of all, […]