An amended lawsuit has been filed against a Pennsylvania prison and its medical personnel for refusing Hepatitis C treatment to political prisoner and former Black Panther Party member, Mumia Abu-Jamal. According to Think Progress, the amended suit was filed on Tuesday just days after it was confirmed the 61-year-old had the disease. Abu-Jamal was initially […]

A recent study has confirmed a link between vitamin D deficiency and multiple sclerosis (MS) in African-Americans. This study was engineered to confirm the link between low vitamin D levels in black subjects and the prevalence and severity of MS, controlling for other factors such as climate.

Jiggers, small flea like creatures that can cause body parts to rot is affecting thousands of people in Uganda and has killed 20 people in just two months. The Canadian Press Reports: KAMPALA, Uganda — A disease whose progression and symptoms seem straight out of a horror movie but which can be treated has killed […]