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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 »
One Medical School’s Plan to Increase Black Doctor Ranks
May 18, 2017
Simon said that increasing diversity in their admissions process is one of their top goals. ... read more »
Zika and the Threat to Pregnant Women and Their Babies: How Your Local Health Departments Work to Keep Communities Safe
May 18, 2017
Q&A with Dr. Oscar Alleyne, Senior Advisor for Public Health Programs National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) ... read more »
Dementia, Poverty, Homelessness – How Three Key Social Ills Combine to Leave Elders with Skilled Care Needs Unmet -pt. 3 – Homelessness
May 18, 2017
The National Alliance to End Homelessness indicates that 564,708 people in the United States were homeless, as of 2016. ... read more »
SCAQMD to Conduct Special Air Monitoring in Compton Area
May 18, 2017
SCAQMD has informed city officials as well as partner regulatory agencies of its plans for air monitoring in the Compton area. ... read more »
Loving Her Man Through Alzheimer’s
May 11, 2017
These signs were familiar to Robinson, who had experienced them with her mother who also had Alzheimer’s. ... read more »
Intersection: Dementia, Poverty, Homelessness – Pt. 2 – Poverty 
May 11, 2017
How Three Key Social Ills Combine to Leave Elders with Skilled Care Needs Unmet  ... read more »
Healthcare workers push for dialysis treatment regulations
May 11, 2017
Nurses, patients, and other health care workers outlined proposed legislation to regulate dialysis treatment during a briefing hosted by New America Media at SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West on May 4. ... read more »
National Stroke Awareness Month
May 10, 2017
When you or a loved one suffers from a stroke, people’s lives change dramatically ... read more »
MAY IS “CALFRESH AWARENESS MONTH”
May 10, 2017
Effort to prevent food insecurity in low – income households underway in LA county ... read more »
New parents have a lot to be joyful about, but the worries can add up as well
May 4, 2017
If you qualify for special enrollment, you can get yourself covered with a plan that best fits your needs and budget ... read more »
L.A. Care 20th Anniversary
April 27, 2017
The organization also celebrated by announcing special news of its new, five-year initiative to tackle the homelessness crisis in L.A. County. ... read more »
Black Doctors Earn Less than Whites
April 27, 2017
African-American doctors typically work in primary care rather than specialties, the survey noted. ... read more »
‘Success On The Way’ : Ask Dr. Jeanette
April 26, 2017
They’re laid back and wait for something to come to them instead of tactfully, but aggressively setting out to attain what they want with forward thinking. ... read more »
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