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 online orders boom in 2020, but Black Friday spending skewed by shop closures and end of lockdown

Sorted identifies ‘Black November’, recording a 53% increase in shipment volumes throughout the month compared to the same period in 2019 Despite the huge increase in delivery volumes, average order value is down 60% in comparison to the Black Friday 2019 Drop in Black Friday weekend spending suggest consumers having been holding back to hit… Read More »

Charlize Theron Birthday Special: She Prefers Anything That’s Black or White on the Red Carpet (View Pics)

‘Bombshell’ Charlize Theron celebrates her birthday today and we are already busy singing her glory. The only actress in Hollywood who’s taken seriously when it comes to action movies, Theron’s a myth buster who enjoys breaking stereotypes one after another. Her on-screen transformation has been applauded time and again and her off-screen one is equally… Read More »

Black dog who depression

Have you been ignoring your usually healthy sleep schedule or neglecting your meditation? The black dog is not something that needs dog be feared, pushed away, black admonished. Could your medicine need adjusting? The link between low conscientiousness and mortality. Friends The idea who this column comes from a conversation with a few of my… Read More »

Research shows hair dye and straighteners increase risk of breast cancer in Black women

Adobe Stock Images A study has sparked concerns about how permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners affects the safety of African American women. The study was recently published in the International Journal of Cancer. Past research has found a connection in the chemicals of hair dye and straighteners with cancer. However, when tested within… Read More »