Category: Health

African American Women Receive Less Timely Breast Cancer Treatment

According to Physician Weekly, Black women experience longer waits for treatment initiation after a breast cancer diagnosis and prolonged duration of treatment versus...

Chadwick Boseman, ‘Black Panther’ Star, Died of Cancer at 43

Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died...

Heart risks of marijuana use need more research

Marijuana use could hurt the heart and blood vessels, according to a report that found no cardiovascular benefits to cannabis use and called for more research of the...

Using Cannabis during The COVID-19 Pandemic

This article was originally published on The Cannigma, and appears here with permission. Should you stop smoking and try different methods for taking cannabis because...

What’s Factual: Cannabis and COVID19

As the coronavirus spreads across the world with its trusty sidekick panic, people become desperate for answers — and some have been willing to give them, even without...

Are Researchers Are Looking At Cannabis As A Potential Way To Prevent COVID-19?

Two Canadian researchers think that a special strain of cannabis might potentially be a valuable tool in the fight against COVID-19. The researchers, Olga and Igor...

Concerned Armed Black Citizens Escort a Michigan Lawmaker to Capitol After Volatile Rightwing Protest

According to the Guardian, A black lawmaker came to Michigan’s capitol with an escort of armed black citizens on Wednesday, days after white protesters with guns...

Donald Trump’s Failure on the Conronavirus: He Could Have Seen What Was Coming

An examination reveals the president was warned about the potential for a pandemic but that internal divisions, lack of planning and his faith in his own instincts led...

What You Need To Understand About Hydroxychloroquine

There is no proven treatment for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. But an old malaria medicine called hydroxychloroquine has made headlines as a...

Louisiana Is Asking for major disaster declaration as Covid-19 intensifies throughout State

Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, has some of the highest rates of COVID-19 spread in the country.   Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards requested a major...