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National HIV Testing, as well as Mental Health Day: Do You Know Your Status?
June 25, 2017
Culturally specific practices, understandings, and languages useful and effective in community engagement. ... read more »
AP sources: Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
June 22, 2017
Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute’s expansion of coverage, lobbyists and congressional aides said. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Congressman Chris Smith Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Confront the Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease
June 22, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, recently introduced the Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act and the Alzheimer’s Research Semipostal Stamp Act in recognition of Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. ... read more »
Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease
June 22, 2017
Dr. Kevin answers common questions about sickle cell disease and its impact on the African-American community and provides tips for living with and supporting someone with the disease ... read more »
UAB launches academy to increase diversity in health care leadership
June 16, 2017
The inaugural academy class includes eight undergraduates from the UAB Health Care Management and UAB Public Health programs. ... read more »
L.A. Care Health Plan Funds Much-Needed Transitional Care Clinic for South Los Angeles’ Sickest Adults
June 16, 2017
The new clinic, located at 2215 W. Rosecrans Avenue, welcomed its first patients on December 27, 2016. ... read more »
Scammers Can Tug at an Animal Lover’s Heart and Wallet
June 16, 2017
In the animal shelter scam, crooks will post pictures of the animals with false information about "high kill" shelters and imminent death unless they immediately receive money to rescue the pets. ... read more »
 9th ANNUAL PINK PUMP AFFAIR “POWER OF WOMEN” GALA RAISES MONEY FOR AUTISM CAMP  
June 8, 2017
Community leaders, celebrities, corporate and political supporters and fashionistas gathered Sunday, May 21 at The Four Seasons Los Angeles Hotel in Beverly Hills for the 9th Annual Pink Pump High Tea and Fashion Show to raise money for the only free autism summer camp in Southern California. ... read more »
Underserved Middle School Students Celebrate Completion of a Job Shadow Program at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles
June 8, 2017
Students from Wright and Audubon middle schools celebrated their graduation from a Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles job shadow program ... read more »
Pour Yourself A Cold Glass of Water
June 8, 2017
In Los Angeles County, almost 36% of adults are overweight and nearly 25 percent are obese. ... read more »
Learning Lessons from the Trump Presidency
June 1, 2017
It’s a little different when you’re in the game and not just sitting on the sideline, and sitting next to that die-hard Trump supporter, really put me in the game. ... read more »
#BlackWellness, Healthy Living is A Choice
May 31, 2017
"We just have to make the right choices,” ... read more »
The Topic of Mental Health Cannot Be Tabled
May 31, 2017
According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services, mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being ... read more »
Breast Health Advocates Focus on Disparities among African American Women
May 24, 2017
African American women’s’ mortality rates are 41 percent higher than their counterparts ... read more »
Black AIDS Institute Announces “30 Days of HIV” Campaign Leading to National HIV Testing Day
May 24, 2017
The “30 Days of HIV” campaign will create awareness, fight stigma and create solutions to curb HIV among Black Americans ... read more »
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