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LA County Revisits the Importance of Mental Health After COVID-19 Surge; The Work of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health is ‘Amplified’ Due to Current State of Pandemic
November 13, 2020
As news of an increase in the spread of the COVID-19 virus arises, it has also heightened the senses of worry about what more can be endured, the outbreak has been a rollercoaster filled with twists and turns. There has been extreme strain put on everyone to have stability and a light shined on the overall quality of life. The County of Los Angeles continue the stride to move into the unknown but with more resources to get the mental help needed on the journey to a new frontier. ... read more »
How can I get support for taking care of my health in the era of COVID-19?
October 29, 2020
HHMB project is to discuss traumatic experiences to understand how they can affect our health over time ... read more »
Mending Open Wounds: Equitable Solutions to Address Systemic Racism in Healthcare
October 22, 2020
It’s the year 2020 and we are still fighting systemic racism – not just in our neighborhoods and streets, but also in our healthcare system. The roots run deep –the 19th and 20th centuries included several ground-breaking studies which advanced medicine. ... read more »
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Embracing Medical Science to Address Cancer’s Racial Disparities
October 22, 2020
Since my own cancer diagnosis and treatment, I have spent a good part of my life listening to and supporting Black women battling breast cancer. ... read more »
Early Detection is Key to Surviving Breast Cancer
October 8, 2020
Black women die from Breast Cancer at a higher rate than White women ... read more »
Hey Ladies Do You Know How to Navigate Perimenopause and Menopause?
September 10, 2020
Navigating the topic of women’s health is a constant struggle.  For whatever reason we have a hard time talking about our anatomy and the changes our bodies go through each decade. ... read more »
Masks are the fastest way back to jobs and school
September 10, 2020
It’s a simple thing we can do that’s good for our families and our community. ... read more »
Black Community Urged to Get the Flu Vaccine This Year
August 27, 2020
The community is traditionally under-vaccinated, putting them at risk of acquiring other diseases, including COVID-19 ... read more »
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Mothers In Action’s Back-to-School Festival Continues to Help During Uncertain Times
August 13, 2020
Despite the difficulties of COVID-19, the organization is still dedicated to helping youth meet their educational needs. ... read more »
Basking in the Sun? Prolonged Exposure Increases Chance of Skin Cancer in the Black Community
August 6, 2020
Melanoma, a form of skin cancer that can affect all ethnic groups, is detected in Black Americans in its later stages more than in any other ethnic group. ... read more »
Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses the Impact and Severity of COVID-19 Disparities in African Americans
August 6, 2020
Addressing the disparities surrounding COVID-19 and other illnesses, Dr. Fauci pointed to many African Americans, Latinx, and Native Americans occupying essential jobs that provide employees with little — or no — protection. ... read more »
Race-Based Traumatic Stress is a Mental Health Concern Among Black Population
July 30, 2020
Racial bias, hate crimes can and do have long-lasting negative impacts on mental health ... read more »
Charter to Expand Distribution of Black News Channel and Offer Network to Video Subscribers Across All Markets
July 23, 2020
Charter will make the network available by early September to subscribers of Spectrum TV Silver and higher video tiers ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Announced 10-million dollars will be added towards the L.A. Regional COVID-19 Team Recovery Program
July 17, 2020
With recent shutdowns, small businesses are at high risk of closing for good during this time. Garcetti announced another step forward in helping local businesses and their staff by providing funds, to help solidify their footing during the waves of closing and reopening of the economy. The mayor is working with Council member Curren Price, Council President Nury Martinez, and other public officials to invest an additional 10-million dollars in funds towards the L.A. Regional COVID-19 Team Recovery Program. ... read more »
CDU Report Highlights Needs for Underserved Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic
July 2, 2020
The report was conducted on site with 27,133 COVID-19 tests, between April 8 and June 14, 2020. ... read more »
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