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Celebrate Safely on This Fourth of July
June 30, 2022
As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day, many of us plan to fire up the grill, cool off at the beach, or spend quality time with our families and friends. ... read more »
Etienne Maurice, Founder of WalkGood LA
June 16, 2022
The Actor, Activist and Certified Yoga Instructor on turning pain into purpose ... read more »
How Intergenerational Programs Benefit Everyone
June 15, 2022
The population of adults aged 50+ is growing rapidly. ... read more »
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Shared Harvest Fund will celebrate Juneteenth by hosting a free festival offering free COVID-19 Vaccinations
June 15, 2022
To celebrate Juneteenth, non-profit Shared Harvest Fund/myCovidmd will host, ‘Sounds of Goodness,’ a festival to inspire the community to come out and get vaccinated. The event will take place on June 18 at Norman O. Houston Park in Los Angeles from 10am-5pm. ... read more »
Allergies: What Are They and How Do They Affect My Child?
June 11, 2022
Picture this: it’s springtime and your child comes to you with sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose, itchy eyes, throat clearing, and possibly even a rash. What is going on? This is likely allergies. ... read more »
It’s Time for a Drug Deaths Prevention Governance Board
June 9, 2022
108,000 dead Americans. One hundred and eight thousand. It looks like a COVID-19 tally.  But it isn’t. That’s how many men, women and children died from drugs last year in the United States, per the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control. This marks a 15% jump from 2020’s already-too-high body count, and represents the first time deaths have eclipsed six figures in a calendar year. ... read more »
Five Ways to Support Your Child’s Mental Health
June 8, 2022
During the recent virtual town hall titled “Mental Wealth: COVID’s Impact on Mental Health in the Black Community,” a panel of trusted doctors discussed insights into how parents and caregivers can support their children’s mental health during the pandemic and beyond. ... read more »
The Pressure of Hypertension in African Americans
June 1, 2022
Nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood pressure, but the burden of disease is disproportionately higher in Black people, who have among the highest rates of hypertension in the world. ... read more »
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Doctor Pledges to Save Black Men’s Lives During Men’s Health Month
June 1, 2022
As June marks Men’s Health Month in the United States, Dr. Denise Asafu-Adjei, director of male reproductive medicine and assistant professor of urology at Loyola University Chicago-Stritch School of Medicine, is on a mission to educate and empower Black men. ... read more »
Think Again Before Basking in the Sun
May 25, 2022
With Memorial Day approaching, and many people looking forward to spending more time outdoors walking, biking, hiking, camping and swimming, we cannot forget an important fact: too much ultraviolet radiation exposure from the sun is hazardous to your health. ... read more »
FDA Proposed Menthol Ban Considered Win for Black Health
May 12, 2022
The FDA is finally moving a proposed national ban on menthol flavored cigarettes and flavored cigars after more than a decade of inaction and a citizens petition lawsuit brought by the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council and Action on Smoking and Health, the American Medical Association, and the National Medical Association. ... read more »
Scientists New Discovery Can Help Cure Lupus
May 11, 2022
Scientists who studied a young lupus patient discovered a gene mutation that may lead to the development of better, more detailed treatments for the incurable autoimmune disease. ... read more »
New Study: COVID-19 Numbers Surged For Children
May 11, 2022
Through the winter, children and teenagers were affected tremendously by the omicron variant with antibodies detected in 75% of the largely unvaccinated population. ... read more »
Health Care Stats Shows Racial Disparity
May 11, 2022
Over the years, we have seen time and time again the racial disparity that people of color have faced in the world of healthcare. Multiple studies can show Black men and women suffer more due to lifestyle methods and efforts that can ultimately change someone’s life. ... read more »
Cedars-Sinai Open Doors Art Exhibition  
May 5, 2022
On April 27th, 2022, Vice Chair of the Smithsonian Art Museum, Robert C. Davidson Jr., led a virtual panel discussion called Open Doors: A Conversation of the Healing Power of Diversity in Art.   ... read more »

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