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A new Chicago-based nonprofit is aiming to combat diabetes within the Black community.

Family Health

For many of us, TV time is how we relax, decompress or entertain ourselves–but that zone out time can be easily disrupted when your significant other wants to take over the remote.

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An 8-year-old is being hailed a hero after curing his brother and sister of sickle cell disease.

Obesity among low-income preschoolers dropped slightly in 19 states and U.S. territories from 2008 to 2011, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More

Washington, DC – Whitman-Walker Health will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Tuesday, Feb. 7, with free HIV testing through our mobile testing unit at the Anacostia Metro station from 12:00-3:00 pm and at Bachelors Mill, 1104 8th St., SE, 10:00 pm to 12:30 am. Whitman-Walker will also offer a full schedule of free […]

Washington, DC – Whitman-Walker Health will open a new, modern health care home at 1525 14th St., NW, in mid-2014 to meet the health care needs of our community. This state-of-the-art center will enable Whitman-Walker Health to further our leading role in the fight against HIV/AIDS, expand on our commitment to provide affirming, culturally-competent care […]

WASHINGTON –Whitman-Walker Health will observe World AIDS Day with its annual candlelight vigil at Dupont Circle beginning at 5:00 pm on Saturday, Dec. 1. Whitman-Walker’s mobile testing unit will be onsite to provide free HIV testing. “My wish is that the year 2012 may be remembered as the beginning of the end of the HIV/AIDS […]

The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 10:00am-1:00pm, at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, located at One Veteran’s Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910 For more information, contact The Montgomery County (MD) Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 240-491-0275

Scarlet-hued and finger-staining, Flamin’ Hot Cheetos have a devoted following among students across the country who often ditch a healthy lunch for a soda and a crinkly snack bag. The artificially flavored and colored junk food even has a preteen YouTube rap hit devoted in part to it. “Snack, snack, snack, crunch,” goes the refrain […]

The percent of U.S. teens with diabetes is on the rise, a new study suggests. Read More:

Pink Slime is when beef companies use the trimmings and leftovers of better cuts of meat.  The process involves mixing the meats, passing them through a centrifuge and then adding an ammonia solution to the final product.  The final product is then frozen and shipped of to your local grocer, restaurant and school.  A good […]

CNN Reports: A new U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) rule requires food labels with nutrition information to be placed on packaging for most cuts of raw meat. Packages of ground or chopped meat and poultry, such as hamburger or ground turkey, will feature nutrition facts panels on their labels. 40 […]