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Our mission is to improve the health of the African-American community by serving as a megaphone for trusted information that enables and encourages African Americans to better navigate the healthcare system, advocate for themselves, and receive improved care, regardless of insurance or circumstances.
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We Are Proud to Announce — AAWP & Healthwise Partnership
AAWP is proud to announce our partnership with Healthwise. This partnership allows us to bring you the most accurate up to date online health resource in the U.S.. Now you can get reliable, vetted answers to your health questions. We provide information you need to make better healthcare decisions.
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Health Answers For You
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The AAWP – Healthwise Symptom Checker is designed with a body map to help you understand what your medical symptoms could mean, and provide you with the trusted information.
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Just click on the button below — choose either the man, woman or child and follow the prompts and answer the questions .
How to get the most out of medical appointments — This Is How We Do It
We will be providing tip sheets about things you should do and questions you should ask during medical appointments. We want to empower you with knowledge, so that you can get the best care possible for you and your family.
How common is prostate cancer in Black males?
“Black men are 50% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetime and twice as likely to die from the disease,” says Dr. Kantoff.
Black men should get a prostate cancer screening at 45 years, rather than the recommended 55 years of age, according to a recent study led by researchers from UW Medicine and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center.
Dr. Lenoir’s Clinical Notes
AAWP Online and On-air Nationwide
Black Doctors Speak and BlackDoctor.org
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We believe that health disparities will continue to exist, only if we allow them to continue. We have to step up and take the lead.
Finally the CDC is acknowledging racism for what it is — a serious threat to public health! Agency head Dr. Rochelle Walensky says it will