Cancer Sept. 2014


Cancer...the second leading cause of death in the U.S. has a huge impact on the mortality of the Black community. According to studies, for all cancers combined the African-American death rate is approximately 25% higher than whites. This issue focuses on ways to stop cancer, cancer treatment options and tracking PSA levels. You'll also find topics covering mental health, safe sleeping positions for infants and monitoring your health by knowing key numbers.

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