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Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding benefits mom and baby, but compared to the national average, fewer black women are even giving it a go.
Vibe Ride Detroit
The sleek studio offers everything from TRX to rhythmic yoga and interactive cycle classes.
stroke
Symptoms include sudden weakness, numbness, slurring words, or mental confusion.
Medical Mistrust
Will we even be believed when we complain of what ails us? Too few black doctors means that our cries of pain are often downplayed, if not outright ignored and, in turn, left improperly treated. We need more black people in white coats.
organ donation
Of the roughly 113,000 people currently on the national organ transplant waiting list, nearly 30% of them are black.
heart disease
African-Americans have the highest overall death rate from heart disease of any ethnic group in America.
sleep
Dr. William Sharp says adults' bodies need seven to nine hours of sleep a night to function as it should.
This three-city tour stops in Detroit on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, bringing with it a focus on wellness and women's empowerment.
Famika Edmond
The Detroit Health Department community outreach specialist will engage communities of color to spread awareness about HIV, sexual health and reproductive rights.
measles
Measles can lead to ear infections, dehydration, pneumonia and death.
Marsha Henderson
The doctor and the team at the family-owned Hamzavi Canton Dermatology offer a patient-centered approach to skin and hair care.
Dr. Kishawn Kole-James
Dreaming of straighter teeth? Superior Orthodontics offers professional and personalized oral care that can give you a smile that will change your life.

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