From The Editor
- The Health of Young African American Men. Martin, Stephen A.; Harris, Kenn; Jack, Brian W. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/14/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 14, p1415
The author comments on health disparities among young African American men in the U.S. Topics mentioned include shorter life expectancy among African American men compared to their white counterparts, the need for public health to address overall disparities on health care received by African...
- African American Men's Health and Incarceration: Access to Care upon Reentry and Eliminating Invisible Punishments. Katzen, Amy L. // Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2011, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p221
African American men suffer worse health outcomes and have a lower life expectancy than other demographic groups. The disproportionately high incarceration rates of African American men for drug and other crimes is a crucial factor in understanding and combating health inequities. Being...
- Hundreds take advantage of free health screenings at Man Up! event on Belle Isle. // Michigan Citizen;10/9/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p9
The article offers information on the Man Up! For Healthy Families initiative, hosted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit, intended to motivate African American men to take healthier lifestyles in Detroit, Michigan on September 10, 2011.
- Do You Want to Be Well? Evans, Therman E. // Diversity Employers;Spring2011, p46
The article discusses the association between religion and the health and wellness of African American men.
- Keeping Dad Physically Fit. LaGrand, Wendell A. // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition;6/16/2010, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p15
The article focuses on the author's insights on the importance of regular medical exams to keep African American men physically fit.
- BLACK MEN AND AIDS. Byrd, Veronica // Essence (Time Inc.);
States the percentage of Afro-American men who are infected with the AIDS virus. Age range; Attitude of such men towards disclosure of their sexual orientation.
- Men's health impact entire community. David, Jacobs // Charlotte Post;10/4/2012, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p4A
The author comments on health concerns of African-American males and recommends that they should have equal access to screening, early diagnosis and optimal treatment strategies particularly for diseases that have greater impact on them, such as heart disease, cancer and HIV.
- Erratum to: A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in West African men. Cook, Michael; Wang, Zhaoming; Yeboah, Edward; Tettey, Yao; Biritwum, Richard; Adjei, Andrew; Tay, Evelyn; Truelove, Ann; Niwa, Shelley; Chung, Charles; Chokkalingam, Annand; Chu, Lisa; Yeager, Meredith; Hutchinson, Amy; Yu, Kai; Rand, Kristin; Haiman, Christopher; Hoover, Robert; Hsing, Ann; Chanock, Stephen // Human Genetics;May2014, Vol. 133 Issue 5, p523
A correction to the article "A genome-wide association study of prostate cancer in West African men" that was published in the December 3, 2013 issue is presented.
- Addressing the Health of Black Men. Valentine, Peggy // Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Educa;Spring2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, pii
The article introduces the issue, which is concerned with the health of African American men and offers information on members of the editorial staff of the "Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Education".