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How Blakk Smoke Is Destroying the Tobacco Industry One Hookah Pen At A Time
April 20, 2022
With tobacco use being a major contributor to the three leading causes of death among African Americans, young entrepreneur, Blakk Tatted, made it his mission change the debilitating relationship between the community and tobacco products. ... read more »
Say It Loud: I’m Vaxxed, and I’m Proud!
May 27, 2021
Are you worried about the long-term side effects of the vaccine? Are you afraid that it came out too soon for scientists to fully test? Are you worried that you’re going to have to get a booster a year from now? ... read more »
Plant-Based Diet Offers Strong Medicine for a Healthy Heart
February 18, 2021
With February recognized as American Heart Month, a Kaiser Permanente cardiologist explains how a plant-based diet combats heart disease and leads to better health ... read more »
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Los Angeles Sparks Host a Discussion on Public Health
August 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Sparks continue to bring awareness to health and social issues by having a panel discussion with L.A. County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer. Sparks stars Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker along with head coach Derek Fisher hosted the discussion. ... 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 »
Flavor Bans Multiply, But Menthol Continues to Divide
November 7, 2019
As states and communities ban the sale of flavored tobacco products linked to vaping, anti-smoking activists are piggybacking on the momentum to target menthol cigarettes. But some African Americans say menthol cigarette bans will lead to discrimination. ... 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 »
Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.
August 31, 2017
Due to Levystein Lockett's neighbor’s excessive smoking, her children are now showing symptoms of secondhand smoke ... read more »
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