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Black Health Movement
Through the summer, take part in a one-mile exercise course every second Saturday in downtown Detroit.
uterine fibroids
Minimally invasive techniques produce fewer cases of incisional infection, less postoperative pain and less blood loss.
Brandy Ali says she caters to a busy and senior clientele.
Symptoms include sudden weakness, numbness, slurring words, or mental confusion.
autism resources
Because early detection is key, Dr. Tisa Johnson of the Henry Ford Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities teaches us what to look out for – plus resources for families already dealing with a diagnosis.
uterine fibroids
Uterine fibroids are most common in Black women and can cause symptoms like heavy bleeding, painful cramps and urinary issues.
Noa's Wings
Noa’s Wings is a faux eyelash company named in honor of owner Chelsea Patterson’s daughter, who died before birth due to complications from Turner Syndrome.
Owner Chening Duker’s Ghanaian roots influence his commitment to a connection to food and local farmers.
Central City Integrated Health
This physician heads the ‘one-stop shop’ health care center committed to offering high-quality care to Detroit’s most vulnerable groups.
Family history
Obesity, diabetes and hypertension – all ailments that disproportionately affect the black community – have strong family ties.
Don Chaney
Chaney suffered undiagnosed for years until a test confirmed that he had Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy, a condition that almost exclusively affects Black men.
lung cancer
Lung cancer doesn’t only affect smokers, and Black Americans have high rates of late detection and misdiagnoses.

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