Most skin diseases occur in people of all nationalities, regardless of their skin color. Particular problems encountered in the skin are more common in people with different hues of skin, and sometimes a disorder seems more prominent because it affects skin color.
Health issues of men, women and children addressed primarily by local experts and professionals; ways to address current disparities in prevention and treatment; and available resources of potential value to our readers
As the world watched and reacted to the Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, it was striking to observe the public discourse on R. Kelly’s lifestyle and actions, which can best be described as horrendous, terrifying and heartbreaking. However, there seems to be an underlying theme that is missing from the conversation. That theme is […]
These quick tips can help you carve out minutes for your mouth throughout the day.
Those living with the disorder suffer more than just physical pain — they also face racial disparities and limited treatment options.
Vaccinations help protect you, others around and prevent transmission of the virus.
The U.S. has the highest incidence of STDs of any Western industrialized country in the world.
For good dental health, regular checkups are a necessity. But let’s face it — regardless of whether your teeth are in good shape or bad, going to the dentist, even just for a cleaning, isn’t on everyone’s list of top things they like to do. And when there’s extra work to be done — such as filling cavities — it can be even more troubling.
Many of these germs live on ordinary, everyday objects that we use all the time. Some of the items around us we would expect to be dirty. Some of the other things around us may be very dirty, and the list of them may come as a complete surprise.
The FDA just approved a new revolutionary drug for the treatment of cancer. The medication, Vitrakvi (larotrectinib), is unique in that it treats the geneticbasis of what is driving cancer and not the type of cancer once it hasdeveloped. The mutation that causes cells to become cancerous is found in many different types of cancers. […]