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The Disparity Cascade: Attention to Sexual Health during an Epidemic
December 10, 2020
Similar to COVID-19, African Americans are disproportionately impacted by STIs ... read more »
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials Open for Enrollment in Los Angeles: Understanding the Importance of Diversity
November 19, 2020
We may end up with more than one COVID-19 vaccine, just like we have many medications for diabetes or cancer. ... read more »
Breast Cancer Awareness Still Up Front in Compton Despite COVID
October 29, 2020
The VIRTUAL walk began with a swag parade, in which almost 500 people lined up in cars ... read more »
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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 »
Los Angeles City and County Officials Join USC Schaeffer to Launch COVID-19 Rapid Testing Pilot
October 29, 2020
Pilot will explore use of rapid testing among first responders and school-aged children ... read more »
Crushing COVID-19 Crisis: 9 Steps For Voting In-Person Safely
October 29, 2020
With mail-in options ending, voters can be safe during the pandemic ... read more »
Know the Differences Among the Common Cold, the Flu and COVID-19
October 22, 2020
Although there are common Symptoms, there are striking differences. ... read more »
Celebrating Halloween Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic
October 15, 2020
Health expert offers important advice to parents on safeguarding children’s health ... read more »
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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 »
Ballmer Group Donates $240K to Shared Harvest | myCovidMD in the Fight for Our Lives for L.A.’s Marginalized Communities
October 1, 2020
Ballmer Group's sizable contribution allows Shared Harvest | myCovidMD to expand their reach specifically in predominantly Black communities in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Mental Health Services in Medically Underserved L.A. Communities Gets Big Boost With $7.2 Million OSHPD Grant to Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
September 24, 2020
$5.5 million to support Psychiatric residency programs; $1.7 million for Public Mental Health Nurse Practitioners ... 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 »
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 »
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