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Engaging Islamic religious leaders to improve African-American Muslim women's attitudes towards breastfeeding

(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) While research has demonstrated the positive impact a woman's social support network and faith community can have on influencing decisions to breastfeed,...

Relationship found between HIV risk and individual and community level educational status

(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) remain at heightened risk for HIV infection and account for the largest number of African-Americans livi...

Governor Names New CFO

Governor Names New CFO Monday, June 26, 2017   This morning, Governor Rick Scott appointed Jimmy Patronis as Florida' next Chief Financial Officer. Patronis will be officially sworn in Friday, J...

Sequencing prostate tumors from African-American men reveals a novel tumor suppressor gene

African-American men develop prostate cancer more often than other men, and it tends to be more deadly for this population. Some of the differences seem to be due to socioeconomic factors, but scienti...

African American Patients Have Increased Mutation Rate in Genes Linked to Tobacco-Related Tumors

Increases in the TP53 mutation in African American men with tobacco-related cancers may be responsible for chemotherapy resistance and a poorer prognosis overall.

Anti-death penalty prosecutor pulled over in traffic stop

There was nothing unusual about a June 19 traffic stop in Orlando -- except the driver happened to be Florida's first African-American state attorney who also happens to be in a legal fight with t...

The effects of obesity on cognitive decline in middle-aged and older African Americans

(American Geriatrics Society) Despite the fact that more African Americans are affected by obesity and dementia than other individuals, few studies have examined the link between obesity and dementia...

Study explores experiences of African American Christian counselors with LGB clients

A new study looks at the experiences of African American Christian counseling students from the Black church as they seek to balance their faith and ethical responsibilities in working with lesbian, g...

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Exploring HIV Risk and Ex-Offender Status Among African American Church Populations.

Studies with the general population indicate that involvement in the correctional system is strongly associated with the risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. However, lim...

Does Rare Vocabulary Use Distinguish Giftedness From Typical Development? A Study of School-Age African American Narrators.

The purpose of this study was to examine rare vocabulary produced in the spoken narratives of school-age African American children.

Representativeness of Medicare Participants in the Jackson Heart Study for African American Medicare Beneficiaries.

The Jackson Heart Study (JHS) assesses cardiovascular disease risk factors among African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi. Whether characteristics of JHS participants differ from those of a broader A...

Inflammation and Healthy Lifestyle Choices Influence Cardiometabolic Risks in African American Women.

Individuals of African origin in Europe and the Caribbean have a lower prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD) than do Europeans and European Americans; however, African Americans, especially women...

African American Veterans Storytelling: A Multisite Randomized Trial to Improve Hypertension.

Disparities in hypertension control persist for African American Veterans.

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Estimation of the Carrier Frequency and Incidence of Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome in African Americans

RSH/Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS) is one that causes mental retardation. It is common in the Caucasian population but rare in African American and African black populations. It has bee...

HIV Prevention Program for African American Teen Males

The purpose of this study is to test if sexual health interventions can reduce the incidence of STIs among African American teens (15 to 21 years old). By doing this study, we hope to help...

Mobile Phone Intervention for Physical Activity Maintenance in African American Men (MobileMen)

African American men are at risk of developing chronic disease partly due to low levels of regular physical activity. Studies have been effective in increasing physical activity levels in ...

Envarsus XR in African American Renal Transplant Recipients

The purpose of this study is to collect data prospectively on African American patients who are taking the immunosuppressant Envarsus post kidney transplant. We are looking to see if Afric...

Evaluating the Link Between Neighborhood Environments and Obesity Among African American Women

African American women have higher rates of obesity than women of any other racial or ethnic group in the United States. Obesity can have many causes, including genetic and environmental f...

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Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory Commission on African American Affairs

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BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American au...

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