disease

A study from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine highlights a rare gum disease targeting African-American children. If you have young children, you already know a bit about “the struggle” when it comes to judging just how much dental care kids need. When should I schedule my child’s first trip to the dentist? Should my 3-year-old […]

After a three-year hiatus involving medical treatments and several lifestyle changes, due to an incurable autoimmune illness, Grammy® and Dove award nominated-songwriter, and singer, Dayna Caddell, is on a mission to increase awareness and educate the public with the AD/#PUSH for Awareness tour. “Unfortunately there is no cure yet, but I intend to share my testimony and […]

Experts are worried the virus may be spreading far and fast due to its formation in Aedes mosquitos.

The World Health Organization declared the country Ebola-free on Tuesday after it went 42 days--the amount of time in two incubation cycles for the disease--without any reports of new infections, notes the news outlet.

Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…

MONROVIA, Liberia — Africans seeking a drug to help contain the Ebola virus will have to wait months before a potentially life-saving experimental treatment used…

Today is National Wear Red Day.  The American Heart Association sponsors the annual event to raise awareness about the fight against heart disease in women. …

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]

HIV/AIDS is a part of our family.  As is the case with an eccentric relative (and we all have a weird uncle), even though we may be embarrassed by him, we do have to own him.  It may make some of us uncomfortable to discuss this topic but there is no doubt – HIV/AIDS is […]

HIV/AIDS is a part of our family.  As is the case with an eccentric relative (and we all have a weird uncle), even though we may be embarrassed by him, we do have to own him.  It may make some of us uncomfortable to discuss this topic but there is no doubt – HIV/AIDS is […]

The Heart Association came to The Radio-One annual Health Fair to share with us the number one killer of women in America and what women can do to prevent it.