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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 »
Compton College Hosts Pinning Ceremony for Fall 2017 Nursing Degree Graduates
January 3, 2018
Compton College’s Nursing program provides a viable career path for those interested in health care and will help replenish the supply of qualified health care providers needed in the workforce. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Announcement Regarding Oct 9-13 Mismailing Affecting Approximately 740 Members
January 3, 2018
Kaiser Permanente is committed to protecting the confidentiality of our members’ personal information. ... read more »
Black Inspirations of 2017 
December 28, 2017
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration in 2017. ... read more »
Eligible for the Medicare Special Enrollment Period? Here are 5 Tips for Selecting Health Coverage before the Deadline
December 21, 2017
The federal government has announced a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for people with Medicare impacted by the fires in California and who live (or did live at the time of the disaster) in impacted areas where the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared an emergency or major disaster. ... read more »
Diva’s Simply Singing’ Celebrates 27 Years in HIV/AIDS Advocacy
December 21, 2017
There have been few champions of AIDS advocacy more vocal than actress, singer and activist, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Her star-studded “DIVAS Simply Singing!” ... read more »
The Gift of Life for Mother and Child
December 20, 2017
A mother and the birth of a new baby shape the heart of the Christmas story.  As the story is told in the New Testament, they were a family of very few resources and had to seek shelter to give birth.  ... read more »
Don’t Delay, Sign-up for Affordable Healthcare Today
December 14, 2017
The deadline to enroll or modify healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act is December 15 ... read more »
Whole Person Care
December 14, 2017
Sarah Kayne, Medical Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Summer Research Student, UCLA Community Engagement and Research Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute. ... read more »
CDC Delivers Glimmer of HIV Hope
December 7, 2017
New CDC Vital Signs report finds that HIV is being diagnosed sooner after infection than was previously reported. ... read more »

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