A nationwide shortage of Adderall and other prescribed drugs is spiking concern for patients in seek of medical treatment.


Fat Joe, a spokesperson for Power to the Patients, is heading to Capitol Hill to bring awareness to the rising prices of health care.


Researchers have found that early tests of an oral contraceptive pill for males showed high rates of efficiency. The group, working with the University of Minnesota, wants to move forward to conduct human clinical trials of the pill later this year after presenting their findings to the American Chemical Society.


Urban One has launched the Represent Men’s Health initiative with the aim of raising awareness of how Black men are focusing on their minds and bodies to remain their healthiest. This week, the focus is squarely on prostate cancer, a deadly condition that, with diet changes along with routine screening, can be detected and contained […]

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While Geraldo Rivera continues to attempt to paint Hip-Hop as an offset of white supremacy, the President of the United States severely begs to differ.


Although half of the country is focused on the incessant killing of unarmed Black men at the hands of police officers, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is showing that African-Americans, particularly males, have bigger fears in their life span.

HIV, News

With all the years and money poured into research for a cure for HIV, it’s about time the world starts seeing some positive results other than the virus itself.


When it comes to STD awareness, AIDS will always be the most notorious name to fear. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is finding that rate of syphilis infection throughout the United States has been growing for the first time in more than a decade.

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Mike Tyson is hoping that “Obamacare” will help him pay off the millions he owes in back taxes. Instead of running from the debt, the former boxing champ announced on Fox News that he is “looking forward” to paying his bills .

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Jesse Jackson Jr. has completed his in-patient treatment for bipolar disorder, but the medical bills are more than he can afford. The congressman quietly put his four-bedroom Victorian-style home on the market for $2.5 million nearly two weeks ago, and one day after returning back to Washington D.C. A rep for Jackson released a statement […]


A 9-year-old boy from Denver, Colorado died from a severe asthma attack after the state mistakenly took away his Medicaid. Zumante Lucero died in July after his parents say the state mistakenly cut them off from the program, and could not get access to medication. Doctors say that if he had access to his prescriptions […]

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In recent weeks, town-hall meetings on the Obama administration’s proposed health care reform have sent tempers a ablaze and, in some cities, escalated to violence among supporters and protestors. High-ranking Senatorial Democrat, package Durbin, recently criticized the demonstration, and referred to the upsets as a violation of “the democratic process.” In sharp contrast, however, Republican […]