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OPINION - Even when they denied having intercourse, black adolescents were tested more frequently for two sexually transmitted infections...
theGRIO REPORT - A third of those deaths are among African-Americans, who predominately smoke cigarettes with menthol flavoring...
theGRIO REPORT - Donated kidneys from black donors don't last as long as those from non-black donors, and new research shows why...

theGRIO REPORT - Since children, especially younger children, do not posses the vocabulary or emotional maturity to express their own stress, it manifests in other ways...
theGRIO REPORT - Severely painful menstrual periods are often misdiagnosed in African-American women...
theGRIO REPORT - African-American women are at greater risk of being assaulted by intimate partners than any other group of women...

theGRIO REPORT - Spending nine hours a week in a dialysis chair watching her blood filter through a large machine was not what Wendy Rodgers imagined for her 20s...
theGRIO REPORT - Like most health conditions that affect low socioeconomic or minority populations, access to care is the common theme...
theGRIO REPORT - Due to the vast genetic variability among the African-American population, finding an exact match is difficult, requiring an even higher number of donors...

theGRIO REPORT - Athletes, rappers and in some cases children are only obsessed with the highs and are unaware of the dangers of abusing something so common...
OPINION - Regular exercise, portion-control and healthy eating habits are not routinely ingrained into the structure of African-American families...
OPINION - The government's recent about-turn on mammograms is a major concern for African-American women who have historically had problems gaining access to them...
OPINION - Pink is everywhere. But is it working? And how helpful is this type of awareness for the average woman of color?
OPINION -- Many in the field cite mistrust of the health care system, spiritual beliefs and personal views about death as barriers to end-of-life decisions among the African-American community.
OPINION - In theory, the government-run public option and the co-ops should offer the same benefit - providing competition for private insurance companies in order to keep costs down.
Americans are struggling to decipher the current state of health care reform. Understanding the ins and outs of over 1,600 pages of proposed law is daunting...