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Black women are at an elevated risk of cancer, with specific types of the disease showing significant increases among women in their 30s. The post Heightened Cancer Risks For Black Women Under 50: Here Is What To Know And Do About It appeared first on NewsOne.

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Internal pain set off alarm bells in Brandi Rhodes’ head.

Black women face a 40% increased risk of mortality from breast cancer despite having a 4% lower incidence rate of breast cancer compared to white women. Some types of cancer, such as triple-negative breast cancer — an aggressive form of the disease — is  more prevalent among Black women and tends to be harder to treat. This can contribute to poorer outcomes compared to other racial and ethnic groups. The post New Study To Evaluate Why Black Women Face Higher Mortality Rates From Cancer appeared first on NewsOne.

The commitment to first do no harm, even if unintentionally, is ignored over and over when pregnant Black women seek proper medical care. Racial discrimination leads to stunning disparities in not only healthcare access but quality healthcare even when access is available. The post Seven Ways Racism Harms Pregnant Black Women appeared first on NewsOne.

A racist kidney transplant test caused delays in Black patients receiving the transplants that they needed. Now, that's being corrected. The post More Than 14,000 Black Patients Moved Up Kidney Transplant List After Racist Medical Test Stalled Them appeared first on NewsOne.

The 60th Mayor of Atlanta has made her way to Washington D.C. as a part of the Biden Administration, but of course keeps her roots strong in Atlanta. Zone 1 is where former Mayor of Atlanta, Keisha Lance Bottoms proudly hails from and of course, Ryan Cameron, is one of her favorite people in the […]

The leading chief medical doctor for the White House and face of the medical community for the United States has been one person, Dr. Anthony Fauci. From the AIDS/HIV epidemic to COVID-19’s global pandemic, Dr. Fauci has been a trusted source of not only information but medical advisory for the country. Before he retires from […]

One conversation that Sam Sirmons continues to run into is one that will continue to evolve due to information, personal feelings, and unfortunately, politics. But, he wants to just give you an expert that can talk to the truth of the matter and not prey on fears that have been heightened. This is an interview […]

This past Sunday, Sam Sirmons was able to speak with Dr. Bechara Choucair, the White House COVID-19 Vaccinations Coordinator. His job focuses on coordinating the timely, safe, and equitable delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations for the U.S. population, in close partnership with relevant federal departments and agencies, as well as state and local authorities. This interview […]