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CDC Releases Second Periodic Health Disparities & Inequalities Report | CDC Features prevention  health  policy  public health  features  statistics  report  CDC  disparities  data  releases  inequalities  latino  publications  highlights  reports  racial  white  black  CDC Features 

CDC and its partners work to identify and address the factors that lead to health disparities among racial, ethnic, geographic, socioeconomic, and other groups so that barriers to health equity can be removed.

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Celebrate African American History Month | CDC Features prevention  features  CDC  history  african  american  month  heart disease  african american  Million Hearts  Black History Month  heritage 

This February celebrate African American History Month and Heart Health Month. Learn about how heart disease impacts African Americans, the Million Hearts initiative, and how to improve your heart health.

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National Black HIV/AIDS | CDC Features prevention  features  HIV  AIDS  HIVAIDS  day  awareness  CDC  national  black  CDC Features  african american  NBHAAD 

February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). The theme for NBHAAD, I Am My Brother’s and Sister's Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS, emphasizes the role that everyone can play in HIV prevention.

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CDC Celebrates Minority Health Month | CDC Features health  features  foods  support  tobacco  celebrates  CDC  baby  healthy  month  nutrition  babies  obesity  communities  minority  breastfeeding  health disparities  health equity  african american  hispanic 

April is National Minority Health Month. The theme for 2016 is “Accelerating Health Equity for the Nation.” Learn what CDC is doing and help raise awareness of the health disparities that affect minorities.

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African Americans - For Specific Groups - Tips From Former Smokers - Smoking & Tobacco Use statistics  quitting  smoking  CDC  data  stop smoking  quit smoking  dangers of smoking  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  african american  commercial  effects of smoking  ad  Tips From Former Smokers  Tips from a Former Smoker  tips campaign  former smoker  cold turkey  Office on Smoking and Health  OSH 

Smoking-related statistics, information, and quitting resources specific to the African American community. Part of the Tips from Former Smokers campaign, which features real people suffering as a result of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Diabetes and Obesity in Sacramento, California: The African American Leadership Coalition and University of California, Davis - CDC CDC  obesity  Diabetes Mellitus  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  health care disparities  focus group 

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of illness and death for African Americans and people of African descent throughout the United States and in the city and county of Sacramento, California. The involvement of families and communities in developing prevention strategies can increase the likelihood that behavioral changes will be sustained.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Physical Activity During Recess Outdoors and Indoors Among Urban Public School Students, St. Louis, Missouri, 2010"2011 - CDC education  exercise  CDC  health promotion  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Urban health  physical fitness  physical activity and children 

We measured the quantity and intensity of physical activity in 106 urban public school students during recess outdoors, recess indoors in the gym, and recess indoors in the classroom.

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Minority Health Home Page education  prevention  health  training  public health  news  disease  people  events  center  images  programs  CDC  control  partnerships  disparities  equity  history  populations  month 

The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) Mission: Advance health equity and women’s health issues across the nation through CDC’s science and programs, and increase CDC’s capacity to leverage its diverse workforce and engage stakeholders toward this end.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | A Self-Management Intervention for African Americans With Comorbid Diabetes and Hypertension: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial - CDC CDC  type 2 diabetes  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  randomized controlled trial  behavioral intervention  glycemic control 

The objective of this pilot 6-month randomized controlled trial was to determine the effectiveness of an intensive, community-based, group intervention that focused on diet, physical activity, and peer support for reducing weight among urban-dwelling African Americans with comorbid type 2 diabetes and hypertension.

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Malignant Melanoma in Non-Hispanic Black Patients cancer  research  CDC  melanoma  malignant  black  african american  article  summary 

This study describes where malignant melanoma is found most often among non-Hispanic black patients, which may help doctors find this deadly cancer earlier.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Buying Food on Sale: A Mixed Methods Study With Shoppers at an Urban Supermarket, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010"2012 - CDC marketing  CDC  obesity  poverty  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Urban health  socioeconomic factors  food preference  advertising as topic 

The obesity epidemic has drawn attention to food marketing practices that may increase the likelihood of caloric overconsumption and weight gain. We explored the associations of discounted prices on supermarket purchases of selected high-calorie foods (HCF) and more healthful, low-calorie foods (LCF) by a demographic group at high risk of obesity.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | A Cancer Center™s Approach to Engaging African American Men About Cancer: The Men™s Fellowship Breakfast, Southeastern Michigan, 2008"2014 - CDC cancer  michigan  CDC  men  men's health  black  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

Despite disproportionate rates of cancer morbidity and mortality among African American men, few community-based efforts have been developed and sustained to educate African American men about cancer. The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center implemented a series of breakfasts to improve cancer awareness, screening, and education among African American men. This article describes the rationale for and history of the community intervention.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Relationship Between SocialSupport and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese AfricanAmerican Women in the Rural Deep South, 2011-2013 - CDC women  CDC  obesity  african american  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Social Support  rural  Deep South 

African American women in the Deep South of the United States are disproportionately obese, a condition strongly influenced by their social environment. The objective of this study was to characterize the prevalence of social support from family and friends for healthy eating and exercise in rural communities.

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Women | Gender | HIV by Group | HIV/AIDS | CDC facts  resources  HIV  AIDS  women  risk  CDC  infection  rates  heterosexual  white  african american  Latina  gender  bibliography 

At the end of 2010, an estimated 25% of adults and adolescents aged 13 years or older living with a diagnosis of HIV in the United States were women.

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day | CDC Features prevention  HIV  AIDS  women  CDC  latino  black  CDC Features  african american  NBHAAD 

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is March 10. Learn how HIV affects women and girls in the United States and how women can protect themselves.

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