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The World Health Organization says the COVID-19 pandemic is also causing a mental health crisis. Regional Director Carissa Etienne says people are using more drugs and alcohol and they’ve also seen an increase in domestic violence. She is calling on governments to extend mental health services as part of the pandemic response. Helplines have popped […]

The number of people living with diabetes has quadrupled over the past three decades, according to the World Health Organization's first Global Diabetes report.

A day after the World Health Organization declared that West Africa was Ebola-free, a new case emerged in Sierra Leone when a corpse tested positive for the virus.

The #BlackTwitter movement has grown so much in popularity, that major publications are going the extra mile to make sure it’s covered. According to an…

The World Health Organization declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to child on Tuesday,…

According to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, dangerous alcohol consumption was responsible for 3.3 million deaths worldwide in 2012. “This actually translates into…

The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that cell phones raise the risk of cancer. The announcement, made after a team of international  scientists reviewed various studies on cell phone safety is particularly relevant to the black community as studies have consistently shown blacks to dominate cell phone use. Not to mention, African-Americans suffer the highest […]

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