BlackHealthCare.comBlackhealthcare.com is a culturally oriented and ethnically focused comprehensive internet-based health and medical information provider dedicated to addressing the special health problems of African-Americans. The state of health for African-Americans is especially precarious. Chronic disease has an excessive impact on minority populations. Consider these facts:
Community IssuesIn our Community Issues section we document and discuss the staggering losses due to the affliction of chronic disease among the African-American community. Programs to address the excessive differential in the health status of the African-American community with that of other ethnicities is referred to as 'closing-the-gap'. We highlight the neglected innovative community-based programs of our community attempting to address this problem.
Disease CenterOur Disease Center contain up-to-date information on 7 of the major chronic diseases that afflict African-America. Our approach to presenting this information is straight forward, and in lay-man's terms that can be understood by patients and students. For each disease we provide sections covering its description, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and evaluation, treatment, contraindications, clinical trials, case management, references, and end stage disease.
Presently we provide extensive coverage for the following chronic diseases:
Healthy LifeStyle InformationMany of the common ailments can be treated or prevented if you follow basic rules for living a healthy lifestyle. We have a library of online healthy lifestyle resources for African-Americans.
Community ResourcesDo you know what healthcare resources are available in your community? BlackHealthCare.com will become your central reference for community based health programs that will help you prevent and manage your families health issues.
The Future of BlackHealthCareCheck back at BlackHealthCare.com as we continue to extend and expand our site with information and services relevant to the health of African-Americans.
In the near future BlackHealthCare.com will expand its services to include:
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