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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 »
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 »
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 »
PUBLIC HEALTH ALERT
May 28, 2020
National action needed to stop tobacco companies from targeting vulnerable communities and help smokers quit ... read more »
Let’s keep our promise to South L.A.
May 21, 2020
By any measure, South Los Angeles is one of the most vulnerable communities in California—and the nation. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science receives 2021 Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award for ‘Institutional Excellence’
April 30, 2020
Award provided from the Beyond Flexner Alliance recognizes outstanding leadership in promoting social mission in health professions education ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Deadline Expanded Due to Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Covered California is expanding its special enrollment period through June 30 to help anyone uninsured and eligible to obtain health coverage ... read more »
Covered California expands Special Enrollment Period through June 30, due to coronavirus pandemic
March 26, 2020
This move comes amid widespread disruption in the lives and livelihoods of Californians as public health officials seek to reduce the spread of COVID-19. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations, and is collaborating with the CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020
Support for effective outbreak response will help share best practices based on evidence and data ... read more »
African Americans Should Take Extra Precautions Against Virus
March 12, 2020
The best defense, says Los Angeles Dr. Donald Henderson internal medicine specialist, is prevention. ... read more »
COVID-19 Safety: Sing Stevie Wonder’s (Black) “Happy Birthday” (2X for Clean Hands)
March 12, 2020
Experts say you should wash your hands with water and soap for about 20 seconds to prevent spread of the Coronavirus. ... read more »
Overcoming Barriers To Autism Diagnosis In The African American Community
February 6, 2020
In short, no two individuals with ASD are the same, which is why we now call autism a spectrum. ... read more »
Covered California’s Jan. 31 Deadline Gives
January 30, 2020
Your time to plan your own "Miracles" ... read more »
“I Don’t High-Heel Shame!” Dr. Ebonie Vincent of TLC’s ‘My Feet Are Killing Me’ Talks Her New Show
January 23, 2020
The show follows expert podiatrists as they juggle all sorts of eye-popping cases, from wart clusters to toe amputations and foot reconstructions. ... read more »
The Eating Season
January 23, 2020
Episode 3: Confessions of a Food Addict ... read more »
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