Friday, June 18, 2021
CLOSE
 
Family - Page 2 of 231
Dr. Kevin Williams Issues Caution to African Americans About Rare Heart Disease
May 27, 2021
With the most recent collaboration between Pfizer Rare Disease and the Black Press, the organizations embarked on a mission to educate and raise awareness to transthyretin amyloid cardiomyopathy – or ATTR-CM. “ATTR-CM is a rare, life-threatening, underrecognized, and underdiagnosed type of amyloidosis that affects the heart and it is associated with heart failure,” Dr. Kevin Williams, Pfizer’s chief medical officer, told the NNPA in a live interview. ... read more »
Retired LAUSD Teacher Tennell Marks 100th Birthday
May 27, 2021
A retired Los Angeles Unified School District teacher, Tennell gathered with family and friends to mark ten decades of living. Sharing the secret behind her long life, she said, “No smoking or drinking and having a laugh in life!” ... read more »
Sephora to Fight Against Racial bias with an Action Plan
May 25, 2021
Beauty products retailer Sephora said Wednesday that it will bolster the number of Black-owned brands, scale back on third-party security guards and offer more inclusive marketing as part of a plan to combat racial bias at its stores. ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
Family of Black Doctors has Social Media Buzzing
May 20, 2021
Dr. Herbert Oye is a Board Certified Endovascular and Vascular Surgeon and his four children have followed in their father’s footsteps ... read more »
Wellnest Receives Highest Rating From Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
May 20, 2021
A three-year CARF accreditation can have a positive ripple effect on Wellnest’s clients, partners, funding agencies, current staff and potential employees. ... read more »
Kedren Health Vaccinates 1,000+ at Weekend Events in South L.A.
May 20, 2021
African immigrants and communities of color were among the recipients of the free vaccine ... read more »
After Enrollment Deadline, Some Californians Can Still Save on Health Insurance
May 20, 2021
December 31, 2021, is the deadline for Californians to sign up for health insurance coverage. But people who already have health insurance through Covered California will still get a sizeable federal tax credit. Others seeking affordable plans can still save and enroll. ... read more »
Environmental Racism is Real, Destructive and Deadly
May 20, 2021
While the study takes a somewhat different approach in examining disparities in air pollution exposure by examining consumption of goods and services, “its findings once again reveal blacks and Hispanics bear a disproportionate ‘pollution burden’ or costs, while Whites experience ‘pollution advantage’ or benefits,” Dr. Bullard said.  ... read more »
ADVERTISEMENT
 
School Nurses, Health Service Corps Part of $7.4B Virus Plan
May 14, 2021
The government is providing $7.4 billion to expand the nation's public health capacity, including hiring school nurses to vaccinate kids, setting up a health care service corps and bolstering traditional disease detection efforts, White House officials said Thursday. ... read more »
How COVID-19 vaccines will work for kids in US
May 14, 2021
Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the virus. ... read more »
Dr. Esther Obeng: At home in her lab at St. Jude
May 13, 2021
Apart from the science and medicine, there’s another reason Esther Obeng, M.D., Ph.D., has found a home at St. Jude. After arriving, she learned about the research hospital’s history as the first fully integrated children’s hospital in the South and about its continuing focus in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion. ... read more »
White House COVID-19 Response Team Unites with Black Press to Encourage Vaccinations
May 13, 2021
Seeking to reassure African Americans that the COVID-19 vaccinations are safe, the White House COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force united with the Black Press to spread the word. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade to Receive $15,000 Donation from Community Builders Group
May 13, 2021
Pasadena-based Community Builders Group (CBG) announced that its non-profit organization, the SeaFlo Foundation, awarded Brotherhood Crusade a $15,000 donation to assist with its ongoing efforts in the community. The unrestricted donation comes at an important time for Brotherhood Crusade as it balances community efforts around COVID-19, vaccine education, its sports programs and as children return to school. ... read more »
Where to Take Mom for Mother’s Day: Black-Owned Dining Experiences for the Family to Enjoy 
May 6, 2021
Mother’s Day is a moment to appreciate women who delivered life and nourished those new souls to grow strong; she deserves the best. Los Angeles is filled with luxury dining to celebrate Mom and all that she does. ... read more / view gallery »
DPSS Launches Annual CalFresh Awareness Month Campaign in the Fight Against Food Insecurity
May 6, 2021
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its annual CalFresh Awareness Month campaign to publicize the CalFresh Nutrition Program and acknowledge community partners throughout the month of May for helping to raise public awareness year-round. ... read more »
SEARCH:    
Videos


Black Fact of the Day


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

 
© 2021 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul