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As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs
February 8, 2018
As Phill Wilson Retires, Black AIDS Institute Launches New Programs ... read more »
MLKCH Receives $15 Million to Bring Doctors to South L.A.
February 8, 2018
The combined grants from the Weingart Foundation and Ballmer Group support innovative efforts to fill the area’s physician shortage. ... read more »
Watts Healthcare Corporation Opens New Facility and Applauds Obamacare 
February 1, 2018
As the nation continues to face unstable and inhumane leadership under the Trump Administration, which includes threats to the Affordable Healthcare Act (also known as Obamacare), the Watts Healthcare Corporation shows the equity, effectiveness, and stability of the law.  ... read more »
Covered California in Final Sprint to Sign-Up People for Health Insurance Through the Affordable Care Act
January 25, 2018
As an incentive, the agency, which administers the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the state, is touting lower prices and financial assistance available to most Californians who qualify. ... read more »
One Year Later, the Women’s March Is Still Fired Up and Ready Go to the Polls 
January 25, 2018
Last year, outrage and fear drove millions to unify under the umbrella of the Women’s March. This year,  the Women’s March plans on driving people to the polls.   ... read more »
Gail Campbell Woolley Leaves A Soaring Legacy 
January 25, 2018
The late journalist’s memoir addresses the importance of life and sickle cell awareness  ... read more »
159 New Health Professionals Complete Training, Receive Their White Coats and Prepare For Careers – And They’re Not Even Done With High School!
January 25, 2018
CDU’s weekend STEM academy for LA-area K-12 students, proven to dramatically increase students’ school performance, graduates 18th class at Junior White Coat Ceremony. ... read more »
SCAQMD Refinery Committee Receives Comments on use of Toxic Chemical at Two Refineries
January 23, 2018
During Saturday’s meeting, SCAQMD staff briefed the committee and the public on development of the agency’s proposed Rule 1410 and received public input on it. ... read more »
Covered California, African-American Churches Tout Health Insurance at MLK Jr. Weekend Events   
January 18, 2018
Consumers Urged to Sign Up for Coverage by Jan. 31 Deadline  ... read more »
Researchers study on how to make soul food healthier
January 18, 2018
Scientists are recruiting people to test vegan versions of soul food ... read more »
Inglewood Fulfills Promise to Seniors as Center Opens
January 18, 2018
Hundreds of seniors came out to celebrate the grand opening of the new senior facility in the rapidly developing City of Inglewood, located on the N/E corner of Queen Street and Locust Ave. The seniors had been promised a new facility back in 2005 when the old building was demolished to make way for the new state-of-the- art senior center but construction happened. However, with a new regime of like-minded folks in City Hall, projects and being completed and new center is ready to serve the needs of community’s seniors. ... read more »
Tony Cornelius Among Four New Members Appointed to Suicide Prevention Board 
January 11, 2018
Tony Cornelius, son of legendary television personality and creator of the hit dance show Soul Train, Don Cornelius, was recently appointed to the National Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, beginning a three-year-term in the position this month. Cornelius said he is excited about his new appointment. And, that excitement he said, is tempered by a focus filled with passion for the subject.   ... read more »
Health Science Research in Our Community
January 11, 2018
Smoking in the African American community has not decreased and many have switched from tobacco cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, hoping that they are not as harmful ... read more »
 ‘Heart of Hope’ Book Breaks Down the Barriers of Mental Illness in the Black Community 
January 4, 2018
From St. Louis, Missouri to social media 17-year-old Kenidra Woods has made a name for herself by becoming a national teen self-harm activist.  ... read more »
Finding the Equity and Justice in the California Marijuana Business 
January 4, 2018
Marijuana, a drug that has incarcerated hundreds of thousands of men of color is now legal for profit.    ... read more »
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