Yet, African-Americans still bear the brunt of the epidemic, accounting for 44 percent of new infections each year.

(HOUSTON) —  West Nile virus has reared its ugly head in our area. Two mosquitos have tested positive. Since the beginning of spring, mosquitos have been tested for…

From – Young gay and bisexual Black males are hit hardest by new HIV-infection rates and that’s not the worst news: Most of them do not even know it, according to survey results released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent more than […]


Syphilis Facts Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) Syphilis is easily spread through unprotected oral, anal or vaginal sex More than 1/3 of Houstonians with a new syphilis infection also have HIV Syphilis can be prevented by using condoms during sex Syphilis is completely curable with antibiotics Syphilis can be transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy causing […]


Via CNN: Feel like you can’t breathe? Do you have the uncontrollable urge to rub your eyes every 10 seconds? The trees are blossoming and shedding pollen early this year, and that’s bad news for millions of Americans who are suffering from allergies. You probably think your area has it the worst, but the true […]

If most new moms would breastfeed their babies for the first six months of life, it would save nearly 1,000 lives and billions of dollars each year, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. “The United States incurs $13 billion in excess costs annually and suffers 911 preventable deaths per year […]