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Rev. Jesse Jackson releases statement regarding battle with Parkinson’s disease
November 17, 2017
“On July 17, 1960, I was arrested, along with seven other college students, for advocating for the right to use a public library in my hometown of Greenville, ... read more »
5 Tips for Selecting Your Medicare Coverage before Dec. 7 Deadline
November 16, 2017
The Dec. 7 annual enrollment deadline is quickly approaching ... read more »
Home and Health for the Holidays
November 16, 2017
You can improve your own health and the health of the people you love through the example you set ... read more »
AMA Continues Efforts to Prevent Tobacco Use
November 15, 2017
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently adopted new policy furthering its longtime support for anti-tobacco efforts aimed at improving public health. The new policy calls for educating the public and policymakers about several tobacco companies’ organized conspiracy to commit fraud and mislead consumers about the negative health effects of tobacco use. ... read more »
Pharmaceutical Giant Eli Lilly Meets with Multicultural Groups
November 15, 2017
Nineteen leaders of select, national multicultural organizations visited the headquarters of Eli Lilly and Company, the global pharmaceutical maker, for an all-day “learning lab” about the pharmaceutical industry’s role in the healthcare system. Attendees heard from Lilly’s senior leadership team, as well as, individuals working in clinical trials, research, manufacturing and medicine. Attendees also toured a drug development lab, participated in informational sessions on healthcare topics, and learned about the variety of diversity and inclusion initiatives underway at Lilly. ... read more »
‘Sober Eyes’- A book of Poems by Jordan Gibbs
November 9, 2017
Even though the poems are raw, often redundant and repetitious, they helped him along his long and difficult road to sobriety. ... read more »
Get Covered: Enroll in Health Care Today
November 2, 2017
If you, your family members, or friends need health insurance, this is the time to sign up ... read more »
Black primary care and family care providers embrace online toolkit to help in early detection of dementia
November 2, 2017
Early detection for Black elders would mean curbing health care disparities in the community ... read more »
Counting for Success
October 30, 2017
At First 5 California, one of our core focuses is ensuring parents and caregivers of young children are aware of the importance of talking, reading and singing. ... read more »
GW Researchers Study, Spread of HIV Cases in the District
October 26, 2017
Biostatisticians can combine location data with genetic samples to determine new mutations of the virus or outbreaks, Crandall said.  ... read more »
Covered California partners with Black media for open enrollment call 
October 26, 2017
 Executives with Covered California held an ethnic media roundtable to give an overview of its upcoming open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which opens on November 1 and closes on January 31.  ... read more »
Banning Menthol Cigarettes Will Have ‘Unintended Consequences’, Coalition Says 
October 19, 2017
A ban on menthol flavored cigarettes beginning to sweep the nation will have unintended negative consequences, especially for African Americans according to a coalition that advocates for equity in the implementation of policies. ... read more »
Better Health Begins With Trust
October 19, 2017
In just a few minutes of screening, you can find out three important health basics ... read more »
Taste of Soul Has Your Medical, Safety, and Informational Plan Covered   
October 12, 2017
The Taste of Soul (TOS) Family Festival is just one week away! As the TOS Nation counts down the days till Los Angeles’ largest street festival, local safety and medical providers are working tirelessly to ensure that Taste of Soul remains one of safest places to be in the city!  ... read more »
Advance Care Planning
October 5, 2017
Research shows that African Americans and Latinos have lower rates of advance care planning than the general population ... read more »
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