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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 »
Covid-19 Is An Urgent Reminder That Food Insecurity Is a Pressing Problem
May 28, 2020
We knew many of our fellow Angelenos worked on the margins of the previously healthy economy, but that reality didn’t hit home until we saw reports that less than half of adults in Los Angeles County had a job post pandemic. We all probably had at least heard that minorities had worse health outcomes than white Americans, but perhaps that didn’t really register until statistics about the shockingly high death rates of black and Latinos from Covid-19 became reality.  ... read more »
Black News Channel Network Delayed Until February 10
January 2, 2020
The historic launch of the BNC will fulfill the business dream and vision of J.C. Watts, Jr., a nationally known entrepreneur and former U.S. Congressman, representing Oklahoma’s Fourth District. ... read more »
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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 »
NATIONAL CRISIS: 100 Million Americans Have High Blood Pressure Under New Guidelines
November 15, 2018
Medical experts hope this new, lower level will prompt doctors to suggest earlier intervention for their patients with lifestyle changes or medication. ... read more »
What the New High Blood Pressure Guidelines Mean to You!
June 14, 2018
The American Heart Association guidelines focus on the top number, the systolic pressure. If your systolic pressure is higher than 140 mmHg, here are new recommendations from the experts.  ... read more »
Pastors’ Wives Join Forces To Tackle Health Disparities
April 5, 2018
Thirty L.A.-area churches will host the 7th Annual Walgreens-sponsored First Ladies Health Day on Sunday, April 8. ... read more »
Barbershop-based Healthcare Study Successfully Lowers High Blood Pressure in African-American Men
March 15, 2018
The study included 319 African-American men recruited from 52 barbershops in the Los Angeles area ... read more »
Health Science Research in Our Community
January 11, 2018
Smoking in the African American community has not decreased and many have switched from tobacco cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, hoping that they are not as harmful ... read more »
Is it Time to Put Down Soul Food?
November 30, 2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American consumes 3,436 milligrams of sodium daily. ... read more »
#BlackWellness, Healthy Living is A Choice
May 31, 2017
"We just have to make the right choices,” ... read more »
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