Black health

What are black health issues?

Find out about the conditions that are more common in African and African-Caribbean people, how to reduce your risk and where you can get information and treatment.

Brian Hunte

'How diabetes affects my daily life'

Brian Hunte, 76, explains how he manages his diabetes by eating healthily and taking insulin.

How to get vitamin D from sunlight

Find out how to make sure you get enough vitamin D.

Darcus Howe

Darcus Howe: 'My battle with prostate cancer'

Darcus Howe discusses how prostate cancer is an illness that affects many African-Caribbean men.

'How I learned to reduce my blood pressure'

One woman's experience of high blood pressure, and how she lowered it by cutting salt from her diet.

Keloid scars

Raised, shiny scars are known as keloid scars. Find out who gets them and how they're treated.

'Malaria nearly killed me'

Mo mistakenly thought he was immune to malaria when he visited family in Sierra Leone.

NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free 'midlife MOT'. Find out why this health check-up is so important.

Food and diet

Find out how to achieve a healthy, nutritious diet to help you look and feel your best.

Healthy hearts

Heart disease is the most common cause of death in the UK. Find out what to do to keep your heart fit for purpose.

Services near you

Find addresses, phone numbers and websites for services near you