Black Health

Indiana HIV Outbreak Being Declared A Public Health Emergency

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April V. Taylor The largest single HIV outbreak in the history of the state of Indiana is taking place in the southern part of the state.  According to Fox 59, one small town has been consumed by the outbreak, and authorities are reporting 55 confirmed cases, with the number likely to grow as more people are tested. State health officials ...

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Is It Possible to Be Young, Single, and Not Attracted to Anyone…Ever?

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By: Isabella Carson When someone is young, attractive, and single people question what is wrong with them. Many people seem to feel that being with someone else is everyone’s sole purpose in life and that if you do not have a partner you have something wrong with you. This is very untrue and a myth that should be dispelled. There ...

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BOSS Sports | Bears Former Player Adrian Peterson Loses Young Son To Cancer

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By Stephen Kanyi Cancer has become a global menace and one of the leading causes of death in the world. The fact that it is incurable makes it one of the deadliest illnesses. In 2012, the number of reported cancer-related deaths reached an all-time high of 8.2 million. According to WHO, there will be an increase of up to 70 ...

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BOSS Sports | Chris Bosh May Have Blood Clots On Lungs, Could Miss Remainder Of Season

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris More developments are available concerning Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh‘s health.  Doctors treating the star forward are concerned that he may have developed a blood clot on his lung. The doctors are still waiting for tests before making a diagnosis, according to ESPN.com sources. Bosh’s agent, Henry Thomas, told ESPN in a text that it is ...

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New Oklahoma Law Says Couples Must Be Tested For STD’s Before Marriage

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By: Patrice Johnson Oklahoma couples who are looking to tie the knot may have a huge dilemma in their relationships before they can experience any possible marital bliss. Under a proposed bill introduced in Oklahoma, now couples who want to marry are required to prove that they do not have any sexually transmitted infections before they’re allowed to walk down ...

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Man with surprise womb will get a hysterectomy

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by Tiffany Daniel A businessman in Britain has received international attention for being the only known man on earth to have a womb in conjunction with normal male organs.   Duane Walters is 37-years old and is set to become the first male in history to undergo a hysterectomy. Doctors first thought he had cancer, but it turns out that it’s something ...

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Bobbi Kristina Is Beginning to Do Much Better…..according to doctors

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by Naturally Triece After a crazy whirlwind that I refused to write about, I am officially happy to say that Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina is doing much better than she was this past few days. It has been scary for me (not even knowing her) but I am sure that her father has been in a ...

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You Probably Have This on Your Ovaries and Don’t Even Realize It

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By: Krystle Crossman Cysts are fluid-filled sacs that can occur anywhere in the body or under the skin. What most women don’t realize is that they most likely have cysts on their ovaries. People tend to get scared when they hear the word cyst and equate it with a tumor, but this is not the case. Most cysts are harmless ...

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Bobbi Kristina on a ventilator, showing reduced brain function

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The sudden and surprising collapse of Bobbi Kristina Brown was shocking and eery, with her body being found in a bathtub.  Her mother Whitney Houston was found in the same condition and her death soon followed. It was reported earlier that Bobbi was in a medically-induced coma, and that she appeared to be getting better.  But the news is not ...

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