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General Information 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. All of the information is based on peer-reviewed, published research results that is updated every 30 days from peer-reviewed medical journals on the major diseases and disorders that disproportionately impact on the daily lives of African-Americans. Further, all of the information is obtained from research conducted on and about African-Americans, much of which is conducted by Pan-African scientists.

Our approach to presenting this information is straight foward, and in layman's terms that can be understood by patients and students. However, this information will have scientific and medical depth and may require some definition seeking by non-medical readers. Information for each disease is will be arranged in the following format:

Comprehensive Information on the Following Major Chronic Diseases Will be Provided to our Readers

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • AIDS
  • Asthma
  • Cancers: Breast Colon Lung Lymphoma Leukemia Prostate
  • Sickle Cell Anemia


  • Description
  • Epidemiology
  • Prevention
  • Diagnosis/Evaluation
  • Treatment
  • Contraindications
  • Current Clinical Treatments
  • Case Management
  • Peer-reviewed References
  • End-stage Organ Disease

Design and Performance Standards

All information presented on our online service will adhere to the following standards

  • Appearance and ease of operations
  • Validity and accuracy
  • Systematic reviews, preferably Meta-Analysis
  • Peer-reviewed articles, published in reputable journals
  • Links to reputable medical research journals Web-sites
  • Links to the National Library of Medicine (NLM), NIH

Treatments that have proven to be safe and effective, will be presented and recommendations will be provided.

All of the chronic diseases listed above affect ethnic and racial minority U.S. citizens disproportionately to majority citizens. Further, there are special barriers to health care throughout the United States for these same citizens. There will be extensive discussion on the genetic, cultural and ethnic differences among U.S. citizens and the resulting need for an evaluation of our current health care system and the quality of care being provided to all of its citizens. is a medical and health information online network. It is owned and operated by, of Kensington, Maryland. The major focus of the network is to provide information to health care providers, biomedical researchers, graduate and medical students and patients, who have access to the intemet.   Home Copyright; (c) Copyright 1999; All rights reserved   Copyright Important: Usage message - Terms of usage   Terms of Use Important: Usage message - Disclaimer of responsibility   Disclaimer Email comment and for techical support   Feedback  
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