www.nami.org African Americans are no different when its comes to prevalence of mental health conditions when compared to the rest of the population. However, your concerns or experiences and how you understand and cope with these conditions may be different. This...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     The Oklahoma Primary Care Authority has selected Eugene Harris, vice chair of the board of directors for Morton Comprehensive Health Services, as “Board Member of the Year”. “Morton is fortunate to have Mr. Harris. His commitment to...
www.blackdoctor.org Each month, women in their reproductive years are thrown off track by their menstrual cycle. While few maintain normal activity, at least 75 percent “of women with regular menstrual cycles report unpleasant physical or psychological symptoms premenstrually,” the MGH...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net   Dr. Shavonda Pannell attended Jackson State University where she received her B.S. in Biology Pre-Physical Therapy and later received her Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree in April 2012 from Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Pannell has received training...
By Eagle Newswire     The Tulsa Health Department will honor James O. Goodwin’s remarkable 50 years of service to the Tulsa City-County Board of Health at a special reception on Friday, June 15 at Gilcrease Museum. Goodwin was initially appointed to the...
www.blackdoctor.org     Having diabetes does not mean you have to give up alcohol – not if your diabetes is well controlled. In fact, adults with diabetes should follow the same guidelines as the general public. Do not drink alcohol on an...
By Fred L. Jones, Jr. fjones@theoklahomaeagle.net     Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma begins in the basal cells, a type of cell within the skin that produces new skin cells as old ones die off. Basal...
www.newsone.com By Nurse Noel, Cassius   Learn how to protect yourself and your partner.   Reports that allege famed singer Usher Raymond paid more than $1 million to a woman after giving her genital herpes, a sexually transmitted disease, left many asking questions about the star, the news...
www.neohealth.org BY DR. KENNETH GIBSON When I think of Eastern Oklahoma, I think of some of the most beautiful lakes in the country and the busy summertime towns. During my time as a medical professional and Chief Medical Officer of the...
www.ebony.com BY LASHIEKA HUNTER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_ytcmH-TFg    A checklist of things for Black men to screen for by age Brothers, be honest. Do you go to the doctor regularly? You take care of your family; you take care of work matters, but what about yourself? “Men...