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Breast Cancer is the Most Imperative Health Issue Facing African American Women
July 19, 2019
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women, and an estimated 33,840 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019. An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among black women in 2019. ... read more »
Mental health is as important as physical health
July 18, 2019
We can each be part of the change by asking for help when we need it, and making sure our friends and family do the same. ... read more »
California’s Initiatives Will Lead to Hundreds of Thousands Gaining Health Care Coverage With Lower Premiums and New Financial Help
July 11, 2019
Covered California unveiled its preliminary rates for the upcoming 2020 coverage year ... read more »
“HIV/AIDS – Forty Years and Counting”
July 11, 2019
Forty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States, African Americans continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. ... read more »
Study Finds Most of the World Failing at Gender Equality
June 13, 2019
“This report should serve as a wakeup call to the world. We won’t meet the [Sustainable Development Goals] SDGs with 40% of girls and women living in countries that are failing on gender equality,” said Melinda Gates, Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. ... read more »
Diabetic Amputations A ‘Shameful Metric’ Of Inadequate Care
May 30, 2019
In California, people who are Black or Latino are more than twice as likely as Whites to undergo amputations related to diabetes, a Kaiser Health News analysis found. ... read more »
Black Youth Matter: A Message for Mental Health Month
May 23, 2019
With suicide rates on the rise among Black youth, the Congressional Black Caucus recently convened a long-overdue Task Force on Black Youth Suicide. It was sparked by the tragic loss of Mckenzie Adams, a nine-year old who died by suicide last year. ... read more »
Marisa Johnson Promotes Women in Fitness in Downtown Inglewood
May 16, 2019
As part of her She Is speaker series, Johnson led an event on mental and physical health for women at her creative workspace in Inglewood. ... read more »
Get Fit with Thrive Fitness Lab
May 16, 2019
The new fitness center is ready to help the community achieve their health goals. ... read more »
My battle with an Invisible Disease
May 2, 2019
Desiré Harris from California, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2008 is joining the global campaign to raise awareness and find a cure. ... read more »
The Homeless Are Dying In Record Numbers On The Streets Of L.A.
April 25, 2019
Deaths have jumped 76 percent in the past five years, outpacing the growth of the homeless population, according to a KHN analysis of the coroner’s data. ... read more »
Don’t Trust An “A”
April 18, 2019
Wellington's Road ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price Reveals Dates for the 24th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival
April 11, 2019
Announcement of 2019 Poster Contest Winner kicks off the celebration leading up to one of the biggest and best jazz festivals in the nation ... read more »
Help Available for Los Angeles County Cigarette Smokers Wanting to Change Their Smoking Behavior
March 21, 2019
Do you ever wonder how many people in Los Angeles decided that New Year's Day would be the day of their last cigarette? How many made a resolution to stop smoking and again success eluded them?  To those who tried without success, you are certainly not alone.  ... read more »
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 »
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