Tag Archives: Black

Gentrification and declining Black population may be a key factor behind San Francisco’s declining HIV rates

Dramatic declines in HIV diagnoses in San Francisco have been attributed to testing, treatment and PrEP, but the declining Black population in the city is an unexamined factor, Dr Jade Pagkas-Bather of the University of Chicago and colleagues argue in the December issue of The Lancet HIV. There has been a 22% fall in San… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

What is a southern black widows diet

Southern black widows are normally predators, but under special circumstances they can serve as prey. MacKay WP. Juveniles of both sexes resemble the male and are harmless. Blafk Permanente Journal Common Spider Species: Black Widow Black widow spiders are greatly feared by many, and perhaps rightly so; they are considered the most venomous spider in… Read More »

Colorectal Cancer Takes the Life of Far Too Many People and Black Men are Disproportionately Affected

Following the devastating news of the death of the world’s beloved Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman, from colorectal cancer, many were left asking why – and how. What most don’t know is that Chadwick Boseman sat at the intersection of where colorectal cancer rates are among the highest and rising the fastest. He was a young… Read More »

Tika Sumpter to co-host virtual summit for Black mothers

Tika Sumpter, attends ABC Television’s Winter Press Tour 2020 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena on January 08, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Tika Sumpter and Thai Randolph unveiled Sugaberry, a lifestyle brand for moms of color a few months back and they’re continuing their rise with a virtual summit when many… Read More »