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California Health Insurance Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
California Health Insurance Report CNS--Nearly one in four Californians under age 65 had no health insurance last year, according to a new report.The state's uninsured population jumped to 8.2 million ... read more >>
Dr. Bruce McLucas Hosts "A Fibroid Seminar"
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Dr. Bruce McLucas Hosts "A Fibroid Seminar": An Educational Evening on the Latest Innovations in Fibroid Treatment Bruce McLucas, M.D., founder of the Los Angeles-based Fibroid Treatment Collective and ... read more >>
Drink This, Not That!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Drink This, Not That! The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.Take that as a hint.Water is at the top of the list of things you should be drinking plenty of, says Dr. Kristina Penniston, ... read more >>
Immunity Need a Boost?
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Immunity Need a Boost?Whooping cough is becoming more common in infants - and a big part of the solution is for women to get a booster vaccination before they become pregnant or right after they give birth.Also ... read more >>
Despite Overall Progress, Blacks Still Suffer Cancer Disparities
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Despite Overall Progress, Blacks Still Suffer Cancer DisparitiesBy the National Cancer InstituteNNPA Special Commentary(NNPA) - Every year, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) collaborates with other organizations ... read more >>
Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols named Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthCare West Region
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols named Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthCare West Region CYPRESS, Calif. – UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, has named ... read more >>
Mammograms
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
MammogramsEds: Carolyn Ramsay for Councilman Tom LaBonge can be reached at (213) 473-2342.LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge, whose wife is a breast cancer survivor, spoke out ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS: We Cannot Rest on Our Laurels
Written by C. Virginia Fields (NNPA Special Commentary) 17 December 2009
HIV/AIDS: We Cannot Rest on Our LaurelsBy C. Virginia FieldsNNPA Special CommentaryIt was encouraging to hear former president Bill Clinton say recently that Americans have become complacent about AIDS. ... read more >>
Will the Senate Act Now to Ensure that Children are Better Not Worse Off After Health Reform?
Written by Marian Wright Edelman, President (Children\'s Defense Fund) 17 December 2009
Will the Senate Act Now to Ensure that Children are Better Not Worse Off After Health Reform? If the Senate doesn't take a stand for children in the next days or weeks, our worst fears could clearly come ... read more >>
What's the Little-Known Story Handel and Bach Share?
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
What's the Little-Known Story Handel and Bach Share?MADISON, Wis. -The beautiful strains of George Frideric Handel's Messiah and Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio evoke a very different picture ... read more >>
Community Leaders complete CDU Academic Boot Camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
                       Community Leaders complete CDU Academic Boot Camp  Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science congratulated ... read more >>
Master of My Fate, Captain of My Soul
Written by Phil Wilson 17 December 2009
Master of My Fate, Captain of My SoulPhil WilsonIn Clint Eastwood’s latest film, Invictus—Latin for “unconquered”—Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) gives a copy of William ... read more >>
Radiation Overdose
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2009
Radiation OverdoseThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has widened its investigation into radiation overdoses that patients have received from a type of brain scan, suggesting the problem may be nationwide, ... read more >>
Doctor Making a Difference in Honduras Health Care System
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 10 December 2009
Doctor Making a Difference in Honduras Health Care SystemDr. Luther Castillo Harry has a heart as large as his home country of Honduran, which is why he has put so much effort into the health care system ... read more >>
December 1st is Black HIV Awareness Day for me!
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
December 1st is Black HIV Awareness Day for me!Tony WaffordBy Tony R. Wafford Twenty eight years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic and still today in the United States, HIV/AIDS is a health crisis in Black America.  ... read more >>
'Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat'
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
'Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat'In her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, (August, 2009, Independent Publishers Group) author Stephanie Covington-Armstrong vividly describes her struggle ... read more >>
About Not All Black Girls
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
About Not All Black GirlsIn her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, (August, 2009, Independent Publishers Group) author Stephanie Covington-Armstrong vividly describes her struggle as a black ... read more >>
Spread Joy, Not Germs, During Holidays
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
Spread Joy, Not Germs, During HolidaysBefore you go over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house this holiday season, consider what a University of Wisconsin-Madison infectious-disease specialist ... read more >>
Local Healthcare Practice Helps Patients Quit Smoking
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
Local Healthcare Practice Helps Patients Quit Smoking for $10 in honor of lung cancer awareness month  Free treatments on November 19th for the Great American Smokeout Elements Total Health is honoring ... read more >>
Barbershop Hosts Health Screenings
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 November 2009
Barbershop Hosts Health ScreeningsBy Jason LewisThe Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation has come up with a very clever way to make sure that members of our community know what their health ... read more >>
Vitamin D deficiency in Prediabetes
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
Vitamin D deficiency in Prediabetes Vitamin D is an important hormone that not only regulates calcium but has many other beneficial actions. Theodore Friedman, M.D, Ph.D., Chairman of Medicine and Chief ... read more >>
Lupus Patients Reduce Stress to Avoid Flare Ups
Written by Sandra Jordan (Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) 05 November 2009
Lupus Patients Reduce Stress to Avoid Flare Ups By Sandra JordanSpecial to the NNPA from the St. Louis American(NNPA) - Sometimes the body's immune system can turn on itself, attacking its own tissues ... read more >>
5,000 Expected at Annual United Way Homewalk
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 November 2009
5,000 Expected at Annual United Way Homewalk City officials to Kick Off Event to End Homelessness in LA CountyPart of United Way's campaign to end poverty in LA County, HomeWalk is a 5k walk to raise public ... read more >>
"Aging-in-Place" is a Priority for Most Older Americans
Written by George Rowan (NNPA Special Commentary) 05 November 2009
"Aging-in-Place" is a Priority for Most Older AmericansBy George RowanNNPA Special Commentary (NNPA) - Wouldn't it be nice to be able to click your heels and get your wish? For most older Americans, ... read more >>
Your Health is Your Wealth
Written by Janette Robinson-Flint 22 October 2009
Black Women for Wellness Your Health is Your Wealth  Opening the Dialogue: Black Women and Sexually Transmitted DiseasesFor a myriad of reasons, our community seems to have a difficult time talking ... read more >>

 

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