Tag Archives: Black

Segregated parks contribute to coronavirus spread in Black, Latino communities: report

Health News People sit on The Great Lawn in Central Park on Memorial Day during the coronavirus pandemic on May 25, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) The disproportionate rate that Black Americans and Latino Americans have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic has been well documented. Turns out, segregated parks… Read More »

NYC possible coronavirus-related cases in kids are mostly Black and Hispanic

(Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) If there weren’t already enough evidence that the coronavirus is disproportionately affecting African Americans and people of color, there is the continuing mystery of children who are suffering from a COVID-19 like illness. READ MORE: 15 children in NYC have possibly COVID-related illness According to N.Y. Daily News, the cases… Read More »

Interventions Boost Abstinence, Condom Use Among Black Teens: Study

WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2020 — Sexual health programs appear to help increase condom use and abstinence among black American teens, researchers say. They analyzed data from 29 studies that examined the effect of school- and community-based programs on nearly 12,000 teens. “We focused on black adolescents because they face greater health disparities when it comes… Read More »

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove These ‘Black Pepper’ Blackheads

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper removes black pepper-like blackheads sprinkled across a patient’s cheek. As an extra treat, Dr. Lee also removes a hard-to-reach ear cyst buried in the patient’s ear. The growth in the patient’s ear is likely a milia, while the blackheads are filled with compacted dead skin and oil.… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »