Experts: Food Production Must Increase 70 Percent to Meet Earth’s Growing Population

With the world’s population expected to reach 7 billion by the end of October according to the United Nations, farmers and researchers are scrambling to figure out how to prevent a global food crisis. Despite...

Miracle Recovery Victim Now Runningthis time for Office in N.J.

Adam Taliaferro, a former Penn State football player who overcame an injurywhich once paralyzed him, is running for a soon-to-be vacant seat in New Jersey. Taliaferro, 29, is among seven candidates running for the seat...

Ariz. Appeals Court Upholds Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

An appeals court in Arizona has ruled that the state must continue to provide health-care benefits to state-employed same-sex couples. In a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...

Price of Pleasure: HIV False-Positive Test Scare Prompts Porn Industry Temporary Shutdown

A voluntary moratorium on adult film production in Los Angeles was lifted Sept. 3 after a performer whose positive test for the virus that causes AIDS was found to be still HIV-negative, a porn...

Alopecia

KZ, as she prefers to be called for this article, is a well-known beautician in the District of Columbia, who suffered for years with a condition known as alopecia or hair loss. More than...

Surgeon General Says Beautiful Hair and Exercise Can Mix

U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin is enlisting hair stylists in the national fight against obesity. According to BET.com, she's asked them to talk about exercise with their patrons and to help them come up...

PETA Plans XXX Site to Spread Anti-Fur, Veganism Message

The animal rights group PETA, known for their provocative advertising, has taken their veganism and anti-fur campaigns to another level. The organization is in the process of developing a XXX porn site, The Huffington...

Parents Summer Camp for Healthy Living a Big Hit

First lady Michelle Obama has become a household name in many African-American households across the country because of her stance to combat obesity. Obama’s national campaign has sparked changes in school diets, menus at...

Cigarette Companies Protest FDA Required Anti-Smoking Graphics

Cigarette makers launched a counterattack Aug. 16 against Food and Drug Administration requirements for graphic warning on tobacco products with a lawsuit in federal court. Five top cigarette makers want the federal district court...

A Guide for Aging Baby Boomers to Strengthen Their Communities

With Baby Boomers coming of retirement age, yet retaining good health and physical prowess to accompany acquired wisdom, many are searching for things to do and places to go in this next phase of...

Howard University and Federal Govt. Team to Provide More Treatment Opportunities for Drug Addicted

WASHINGTON -- Wayne is a 60-year-old Washington resident who has spent 44 of those years addicted to drugs. That was before he began treatment with buprenenorphine. Since the day, “it has been like heaven,” Wayne...

CDC Report: HIV Infections Surge Among Young Black Gay Men

During a multi-year HIV study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), young Black men who have sex with men (MSM) were the only group to show a significant increase in...

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