National

Mixed Record on Progress of Black Women

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite the stubborn persistence of racial disparities in health, there is cause for Black women to celebrate. “Overall, our life expectancy continues to rise, while teenaged pregnancy rates have dropped dramatically. And most recently, the rate of Read More

Health

Study shows African-American women less likely to receive HPV vaccine

[VACCINE NEWS DAILY]   Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine released a study on August 27 that showed African-American women are less likely to receive the human papillomavirus vaccine than white women. The study looked at African-American and white women with access Read More