(BPRW) Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates

(BPRW) Odds for Receiving a Kidney Transplant Now Equal for African-American Candidates

UNOS analysis of most recent kidney policy shows progress on key goals (Black PR Wire) RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Improvements in national kidney transplant policy have evened the rates at which African-American transplant candidates receive kidneys from deceased donors, according to data from United …

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(BPRW) NAACP Celebrates 108th Annual Convention

(BPRW) NAACP Celebrates 108th Annual Convention

(Black PR Wire) The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) will hold its 108th Annual Convention from July 22-26, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. Committed to establishing policies and programs of action for the ensuing year, the Annual Convention is a well-anticipated event. Highlights of …

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Black Women Who Drink 7 or More Alcoholic Beverages Per Week Have an Increased Risk of Developing This Disease

Black Women Who Drink 7 or More Alcoholic Beverages Per Week Have an Increased Risk of Developing This Disease

New research shows that African-American women who drink seven or more alcoholic beverages per week have an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Their risk increases to 33 percent if they drink 14 or more alcoholic beverages per week. The …

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