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Senator Schumer: Trump and Barr Threaten African American Gains Under Obamacare
April 12, 2019
Schumer noted that African American gains under the health care legislation, commonly known as Obamacare, are threatened by Trump and Attorney General William Barr as the Justice Department has argued in federal court that the law is unconstitutional and should be struck down – “Not just vital insurance reforms like protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions, as they had first argued last year,” Schumer said. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters to Receive NAACP  Chairman’s Award  
February 14, 2019
Leon W. Russell, Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, will present Congresswoman Waters with the award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards on March 30, 2019 live at 9pm/8c on TV One.  ... read more »
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health “About the City and Community Health Profiles Report”
January 10, 2019
The reports reveal large disparities in community conditions that impact health, including community assets and potential opportunities for health improvement. ... read more »
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ELI LILLY ANNOUNCES INSULIN AFFORDABILITY PLAN TARGETING BLACK COMMUNITY
January 3, 2019
This is a great opportunity for African Americans, who are disproportionately affected by diabetes. ... read more »
Innovative Program Taking Big Steps to Help Patients with Diabetes
December 20, 2018
Diabetes casts a pall on the lives of more than 4 million Californians – a startling 15 percent of the state’s adult population – and communities of color are disproportionately affected. ... read more »
Physician Calls on Legislators to Oppose Bill Threatening California’s Most Vulnerable Dialysis Patient Population
August 16, 2018
If passed, SB 1156 will severely limit the ability of charitable organizations from providing financial assistance to dialysis patients in need. These are the charitable organizations whose financial assistance allows for access to treatment and care for thousands of patients suffering from kidney failure in California, including many minority patients. For these patients, charitable assistance is the sole reason they are able to continue paying for their costly and life-sustaining dialysis treatment. ... read more »
Pastors’ Wives Join Forces To Tackle Health Disparities
April 5, 2018
Thirty L.A.-area churches will host the 7th Annual Walgreens-sponsored First Ladies Health Day on Sunday, April 8. ... read more »
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Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles
March 1, 2018
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles ... read more »
#BlackWellness, Healthy Living is A Choice
May 31, 2017
"We just have to make the right choices,” ... read more »
Dementia, Poverty, Homelessness – How Three Key Social Ills Combine to Leave Elders with Skilled Care Needs Unmet -pt. 3 – Homelessness
May 18, 2017
The National Alliance to End Homelessness indicates that 564,708 people in the United States were homeless, as of 2016. ... read more »
High-impact diabetes prevention program expands in Black communities 
November 16, 2016
Black Women for Wellness initiative is ‘not a diet. It’s a lifestyle change’  ... read more »
Diabetes 
November 9, 2016
UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Community Engagement and Research Program  ... read more »
CDU Researcher Secures $1.95 Million in Funding from NIH to Increase and Speed Up Diabetic Retinopathy Detections
October 13, 2016
Funding will Support Groundbreaking Software and Automation Techniques to Reduce Disparities in Detection of the Leading Cause of Blindness Among Adults ... read more »
Getting Healthy and Eating Right with Chef Jess
January 28, 2016
We are a month into the New Year and sticking to New Year resolutions of a healthy lifestyle has either followed through or fallen off for some. Like many, I have committed to adopting a new lifestyle change of watching the things I eat and buy. However, the knowledge of what should be consumed and what not to eat can be tricky. ... read more »
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