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NNPA celebrates a successful year at Mid-Winter Training Conference 
February 7, 2019
The Black Press remains resilient and powerful with NNPA members providing excellent reporting from a Black perspective for more than 75 years while celebrating 192 years of the Black Press in America.  ... read more »
January Is Birth Defects Prevention Month: Are Local Health Departments Ready?
January 31, 2019
Q&A with NACCHO Board Member Sandra Elizabeth Ford, MD, MPH Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health ... read more »
Can Alternative Treatments Help with HIV?
January 31, 2019
Many people living with HIV choose to explore non-conventional therapies to ease the symptoms of HIV and side effects of the medications. ... read more »
Jan. 15 is the Final Deadline to Get Coverage With Financial Assistance Through Covered California
January 10, 2019
Covered California and its community partners are more determined than ever to get people signed up for coverage to get the care they need and deserve. ... 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 »
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 »
COMMENTARY: Living in America While Being Black Under the Trump Regime 
January 3, 2019
“The buying power of the African American community is $1.1 trillion, but it only circulates 6 hours in our community, and the Asians keep a dollar in their community 120 times longer than African Americans. The Jewish keep the dollar in their community for 20 days, and the dollar in the White community circulates 17 days.”  ... read more »
Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Awards Over $1.6 Million In 2018 Grants To Local Organizations Impacting Over 600,000 Youth
December 27, 2018
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF) announced 2018 cumulative grant donations of over $1.6 million to 70 local nonprofit organizations, which impacted over 600,000 underserved youth in some of the most challenged neighborhoods of Los Angeles. ... read more »
New Data Show Barbershop Blood Pressure Checks Remain Highly Effective
December 20, 2018
12-month follow-up research continues to show improvement in lowering hypertension ... read more »
Does Democratic Takeover of the House Mean the ACA is Safe?
November 22, 2018
The Affordable Care Act of 2010, also known as “Obamacare,” is one of the most consequential acts of Congress in the 21st Century, especially for African Americans. The ACA slashed the Black uninsured rate by 40%. ... read more »
Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg Host 5th Annual Celebrity Football Game Against Cancer
August 16, 2018
NBA champion Matt Barnes joined forces with hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg to host the 5th annual Athletes vs. Cancer celebrity football game. ... read more »
Scarred and Battle Tested from Heart Disease, but Still Fighting
August 2, 2018
I became a WomenHeart Champion in 2007 and it changed my life. ... read more »
Local business owner offers salads, burgers and classes to improve your health
July 26, 2018
Super Salads, a mobile eatery found at Farmer’s Markets around the city, attracts a large clientele every Saturday at the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Plaza. ... read more »
USC Announces Major Study into Prostate Cancer Among Black Men
July 19, 2018
The RESPOND study will focus on both biological and social factors that may influence the development of prostate cancer ... read more »
FDA warns of fake gov’t warning letters sent to consumers
July 19, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the fake letters may be part of an extortion scam ... read more »
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