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City Council Declares October 4 Russell Simmons Day of Meditation in Los Angeles 
October 5, 2017
About fifty people joined City Council members in Council chambers on September 27, to celebrate the designation of October 4 as Russell Simmons Day of Meditation, to honor his efforts to unite Los Angeles through the practice of meditation.   ... read more »
Large Percentage of Angelenos Suffer Food Insecurity 
October 5, 2017
More than a half-million households in Los Angeles County earning less than 300 percent of the federal poverty level suffer from food insecurity, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Public Health.  ... read more »
Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Repeal Bill, A Devastation for Blacks 
September 28, 2017
In an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), what is widely known as Obamacare, Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy have drafted a bill that would eliminate and or alter major sections of the health care law. ... read more »
Community-driven Movement Aims to Reduce Rate of STDs
September 28, 2017
However, in light of the still-rising numbers, WeCanStopSTDsLA released an updated Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South L.A. on Sept. 20. ... read more »
Heroes in the Struggle: Taraji P. Henson, Gina Brown, Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard and more Honored in Fight Against HIV/AIDS
September 28, 2017
Gina Brown was pregnant with her daughter when she received the news that she was HIV positive on April Fool’s Day in 1994. ... read more »
AARP launches Faith-Based Initiative Tool Kit for African-American Clergy and Lay Leaders
September 24, 2017
The survey also implied that as adults aged, they became less involved in religious/spiritual activities. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical Celebrates with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 
September 21, 2017
The new medical facility was welcomed by elected officials, Kaiser Permanente staff and community members.  ... read more »
The Affordable Care Act and South L.A.
September 21, 2017
It’s looking increasingly likely that Congress will fail in their last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare ... read more »
UC Health Forms Cancer Consortium
September 14, 2017
This year, 176,000 state residents will be diagnosed with cancer and nearly 60,000 will die from it, according to UC ... read more »
Dr. La Tanya R. Hines Plans On Making A Difference At Kaiser Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw 
September 14, 2017
“You can make better decisions when you know more about what’s happening with your health,” says La Tanya R. Hines, M.D. of Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw Medical.  ... read more »
Could Alzheimer’s disease be prevented one day with a vaccine? 
September 12, 2017
That is the tantalizing promise of a body of scientific research that points to microbes, including the ubiquitous herpes virus, as a possible cause of the disease. ... read more »
The Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey  
September 7, 2017
More than 20 trillion gallons of rain poured across Texas and Louisiana since Harvey landed on August, 25. ... read more »
“Can We Build Better Patient-Provider Relationships with Patient Portals”?
September 7, 2017
The main short-term objective of the patient portals is to increase patient engagement in their own health care. ... read more »
Nurse from South L.A. on a Mission to Address Nursing Shortage, Inspire Nursing Students
September 7, 2017
That dream started in 2008 with the development of Nurses Roc 2, a company designed to provide seminars and inspirational tools for nursing students. ... read more »
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