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The Future of Health Care in California
August 17, 2017
Experts and health care providers briefed ethnic media about the future of healthcare in California ... read more »
Covered California Unveils New Rates, Encourages Consumers to Shop for Best Plans
August 10, 2017
Consumers can avoid the full rate increase by shopping for the most affordable rates or the lowest priced plans ... read more »
Better Habits Can Greatly Lower Cancer Risk Among African Americans
August 10, 2017
Diet may be one of the biggest risk factors in developing cancer ... read more »
Dialysis Patient Safety Act Aims to Improve Patient Care and Staffing
July 27, 2017
There are 570 dialysis clinics in California, including six in my Assembly district, but problems persist. ... read more »
Study: Insurance Status Affects Cancer Outcomes
July 20, 2017
Results from a recent study by the Cancer Prevention Institute of California, revealed that health insurance type at diagnosis greatly impacts cancer outcomes especially in adolescent and young adult patients. ... read more »
Pfizer, NNPA Partner to Spread Awareness about Sickle Cell Disease
July 20, 2017
Dr. Kevin Williams talks about Sickle Cell Disease in the Black community ... read more »
Adjust Summer Diet To Meet Your Body’s Needs
July 14, 2017
The weather’s not the only thing that heats up in summer. So do our bodies, which makes this time of year a great time to transition to a healthier diet. If we aren’t careful, foods we eat during the summer can affect our bodies and digestion through Thanksgiving and beyond. ... read more »
Bass Hosts Rep. Robin Kelly, on Black Women and Girls, for Roundtable Discussion in South Los Angeles
July 14, 2017
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently hosted Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) in Los Angeles for a roundtable discussion on Empowering Women and Breaking Down Barriers for Re-Entry. ... read more »
Ridley Thomas: New Sickle Cell Drug ‘Represents Hope for Millions’ 
July 13, 2017
“Sickle cell doesn’t really have advocates,” said Dr. Yutaka Niihara, CEOEmmaus Life Sciences and LA Biomed investigator, who has focused on helping to improve the lives of those who suffer from the disease for over twenty years. ... read more »
Health Care Repeal Turns Back the Clock to a Time of No Rights
July 13, 2017
The health care repeal that Republicans are pushing through Congress is a direct attack on the lives of black people throughout the country. ... read more »
African Americans Can Still be Damaged by Sun Rays
July 6, 2017
The truth is however, anyone can get sun burn or develop skin cancer ... read more »
CDU/OASIS Clinic Crush Stigma for National HIV Testing Day
July 6, 2017
HIV testing is a free and important prevention tool in the fight against HIV/AIDS ... read more »
Tabay Atkins — Youngest Certified Yoga Instructor in America! 
July 6, 2017
Legends are born and grown slowly and carefully. It might seem like the stuff of Hollywood lore but the truth about Tabay Atkins is exactly that—the truth—and the truth is much more fanciful than fiction. ... read more »
Over 80% of the Nation Would Prefer to REPAIR & MODIFY Obamacare 
July 6, 2017
From the House to the Senate, Republicans plow forward with their Healthcare plans to “repeal and replace” while over 80% of the nation and Democrat leaders prefer to “repair and modify”.  ... read more »
What would you give up for someone you love?
July 6, 2017
Robert Phillips was diagnosed with a hereditary kidney disease at the age of 16. In need of a replacement kidney, Dr. Vanessa Grubb’s volunteered to give him one of hers after only been dating for nine months. ... read more »
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