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HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: African-Americans have Higher Death Rates for Most Cancers compared to Whites

HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: African-Americans have Higher Death Rates for Most Cancers compared to Whites | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
FACT: More African-American men & women die from major cancers (breast, stomach, colorectal, cervical, pancreas) compared to Whites. This is a major source of health disparity contributing to the huge differences in health between African-Americans and other racial/ethnic groups! Learn what you can do to reduce your risk of getting these cancers… http://goo.gl/IcTueJ
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HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: Black High Schoolers are 20% More Likely to Attempt Suicide than White High Schoolers

HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: Black High Schoolers are 20% More Likely to Attempt Suicide than White High Schoolers | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
FACT: In a study conducted by the CDC, Black High Schoolers were 20% More Likely to have attempted Suicide compared to White High Schoolers. http://goo.gl/nTxJbo
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HealthZulu Vidoes: Why Obese Girls Have Poorer Grades in School

HealthZulu Vidoes: Why Obese Girls Have Poorer Grades in School | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Recent studies have revealed that obese girls are more likely to have lower grades in school. HealthZulu Videos discusses the possible reasons for this link. http://goo.gl/2Xezsl #ChildhoodObesity, #Obesity
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Infographic: Why African-American Babies are 2x More Likely to Die

Infographic: Why African-American Babies are 2x More Likely to Die | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
FACT: African-Americans Babies are 2.3 times more likely to die than Babies of other racial/ethnic groups. Learn more about what you can do to help reduce the risks of this tragedy! http://goo.gl/c16G6z
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HealthZulu Videos: Use It or Lose It! - Brains, Bones & Muscle

HealthZulu Videos: Use It or Lose It! - Brains, Bones & Muscle | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Brains, bones and muscles can be classified as “use it or lose it” body parts. In this episode of HealthZulu Videos, we discuss how mental exercises and activities, muscle and gravity-based exercises can slow down and even reverse brain, bone and muscle loss into old age. http://goo.gl/Hl9nkH
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Infographic: Surprising Facts about Mental Health in the Black Community

Infographic: Surprising Facts about Mental Health in the Black Community | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Mental health is, and has always been a touchy topic, particularly in the Black Community in the US. Poverty, racism, long-held self and societal stereotypes and policies, distrust of the medical & scientific community by Blacks and lack of access to appropriate health resources eventually contribute to relatively poor mental health in the Black Community. This is an infographic detailing some surprising facts about the scope and current state of mental health in the Black community http://goo.gl/0120It
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HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: Black Men have higher Cancer rates compared to White Men

HealthZulu Health Fact of the Day: Black Men have higher Cancer rates compared to White Men | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
FACT: Statistics by the CDC indicate that Black men have significantly higher incidence rates of most major cancers compared to White men. http://goo.gl/nNf2KB
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Top 20 Leading Causes of Death in Africa

Top 20 Leading Causes of Death in Africa | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Although Africa has made significant strides against Malaria, Polio, HIV-AIDS and other leading causes of death, there is room for improvement. Here is a brief discussion of the top 20 leading causes of death in Africa… http://goo.gl/nD79pl
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HealthZulu: What You Missed Last Week - Use it or Lose it Body Parts, Fake Drugs & More

HealthZulu: What You Missed Last Week - Use it or Lose it Body Parts, Fake Drugs & More | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Here is a quick roundup of stories you may have missed out on last week at HealthZulu.com! Use it or Lose it Body Parts, Fake Drugs & More! http://healthzulu.com/2014/03/healthzulu-missed-last-week-use-lose-body-parts-fake-drugs/
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Counterfeit Drugs: The Relentless War in Africa

Counterfeit Drugs: The Relentless War in Africa | Health Disparities - HealthZulu | Scoop.it
Counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs pose a huge public health threat in Africa, leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. Poverty, corruption and lack of policies and legislation heighten the problem. However, new homegrown technologies and innovations are being employed to help curtail this public health menace. --> http://goo.gl/3HjpcX
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