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Most Americans Approve of Athletes Using Pot for Pain, Poll Says

If professional athletes turn to marijuana for pain relief, 69% of Americans say that they would approve, a new poll has found.

Winning the War Against Ancient Diseases

The World Health Organization is on track to meet its goals to control, eliminate or eradicate sleeping sickness, Chagas and other ancient illnesses by 2020.

Preventing Listeriosis in Pregnant Hispanic Women in the U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting pregnant women about the risks of listeriosis, a foodborne disease that can severely affect a pregnant women and her unborn child.

Chef Jose Andres Settles Legal Dispute With Donald Trump

Chef Jose Andres has settled his legal dispute with Donald Trump after two years when Andres decided to pull out of a deal to open a restaurant in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.

Laurenzo’s: Continuing the Tradition of Food and Family

Walking into the new location of Laurenzo’s Bar & Grill in Midtown and there is only one reaction to be had, “Wow!” It is something that is so unexpected but quickly becoming the norm with the revitalization of the area ...

Obesity in Hispanic Adolescents Linked to Nearly Sixfold Increase in High Blood Pressure

Obesity raises the prevalence of high blood pressure among adolescents but the increase is particularly pronounced among Hispanics compared to white, African-American or Asian ethnic groups, according to a study by researchers at McGovern Medical School at The University of ...

HBRW: Serving Up Black Businesses as the Main Dish

What to eat is a question that is becoming just as hard to answer as to where to eat. With the wide variety of offerings tempting our palates and the number of restaurants scattered throughout the city that question is ...

Talks Continue On Health Care, But No Deal Yet

After Republican House leaders failed to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in the last congressional session, the White House is claiming it is taking a more active role in moving the negotiations along -- ...

Obama To Visit Merkel During Trump's First European Trip

Obama's presidential foundation said the recently departed commander-in-chief would join German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to mark the Protestant church's 500th anniversary, his first public appearance abroad since leaving office. Obama was invited to attend last year, while he ...

Taiwan Bans Eating Dog And Cat Meat

Taiwan has outlawed the consumption of dog and cat meat, as the island's legislature on Tuesday passed a landmark amendment to its animal protection laws, according to island's official Central News Agency (CNA).

Why Female Surgeons Are Posing Like This New Yorker Cover

Malika Favre has designed several covers for the New Yorker. But she's never seen any take off like her latest one.

Artist's Sketches Convey Struggles of Eating Disorder

When a feeling that her life was out of control developed into a severe eating disorder, Jenna Simon found solace in art.

India to Ban Discrimination Against People with HIV/AIDS

India has passed a landmark bill which aims to ensure equal rights for those living with HIV/AIDS.

The Black Church & HIV Initiative Launches Newly Updated Pastoral Resources for Faith Leaders, Empowering Them to Incorporate HIV into Ministry

Today, The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative announced the release of its newly updated pastoral resources for faith leaders in honor of Minority Health Month. The Pastoral Brief and the Activity Manual offer a foundational approach for ...

Nina Parker, Karen Civil, Don Benjamin, Amber Rose, Sibley, Kent Jones, Cordell Broadus, Jacquees and More Join Know Your Status Tour

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) announced today the launch of the Know Your Status Tour (KYST), a multi-city youth awareness campaign geared towards educating college students on the importance of safer sex, taking the proper precautions to avoid contracting STDs, ...