Charting the future?
- Breathing free: Holistic asthma action for African-Americans. Bat-Imedt, Yocheved // New York Amsterdam News;12/02/99, Vol. 90 Issue 49, p16
Reports on the rise of asthma epidemic in the African-American community. Information on the Bat-Imedt Asthma Management Protocol, a holistic approach to managing asthma; Vegetarian diet needed for asthmatics; Important component to strengthen the etheric body.
- Those little brown `moles.' Clayton, J. // Essence (Essence);May89, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p22
Describes `dermatosis papulosa nigra' (DPN), the raised lesions that occur on the faces and necks of black women, which are different from moles, and are not cancerous. Removal; Other kinds of moles.
- Form of skin cancer hits black population. // Jet;12/30/91 - 1/6/92, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p32
Reports on the presence of squamous cell cancer in blacks, which can go undetected for many reasons.
- Common diabetes in blacks often means kidney damage. // Jet;1/25/93, Vol. 83 Issue 13, p32
Reports that blacks with hypertension or the non-insulin-dependent type of diabetes are more likely to develop permanent kidney failure than whites with the same diseases. Report in the Journal of the American Medical Association; Details of studies.
- Black girls more prone to heart disease than whites. // Jet;2/8/93, Vol. 83 Issue 15, p28
Reports that black girls are much more likely to show signs at an early age that they will get heart disease than are white girls at a similar age. Study in the December issue of the `American Journal of Public Health.' Study by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute; Details of study; More.
- Is Our Air Killing Us? The Asthma Attack On BLACK AMERICA. Kinnon, Joy Bennett // Ebony;Jul2001, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p78
Discusses the prevalence of asthma among African-Americans in the United States. Symptoms; Factors that trigger the disease; Factors that increase the risk of asthma among African-Americans.
- High blood pressure: The silent killer. Arradondo, John E. // Crisis (00111422);1995, Vol. 102 Issue 8, p22
Presents a question and answer advisory on high blood pressure or hypertension. Prevalence of the disease among Afro-Americans; High-risk groups; Symptoms; Blood pressure measurement; Genetic tendencies; Behavioral and medical methods to treat hypertension; Weight's effect on high blood...
- BEATING DIABETES. Harris, Leslie // Essence (Essence);May2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p80
Focuses on the prevalence of diabetes among Afro-Americans. Increase in the rate of diabetics; Risk of diabetes associated with obesity; Information on a case of a diabetic patient; Ways to prevent the disease. INSETS: DIABETES X-FACTORS;DIABETES DATA.
- Diseases on the rise in the black community. Wakhisi, Tsitsi D. // Crisis (00111422);1994, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p22
Describes the five common diseases which place African-American at risk. Hypertension; Heart disease; Cancer; AIDS; Sickle cell disease; Treatment.