www.healingwell.com Do You or Someone You Know Have Signs of Lupus? Lupus is a serious health problem that affects mainly young women. The disease often starts between the ages of 15 and 44. People of all races may get lupus. However, lupus...
www.blackdoctor.org By Jenica Ervin, GirlTrek   Jenica Ervin, Sole Sister #1. How much loss can one woman stand, and still find herself standing – strong, powerful, inspired, and hopeful – when it is all said and done? Jenica Ervin can tell you that it’s...
www.ktul.com By Austin Prickett     The Oklahoma State Board of Health has voted to approve emergency rules implementing medical marijuana in the state, but prohibited the sale of smokable products. The board voted to approve all the rules July 10 but voted to amend...
www.nytimes.com By TARA HAELLE   Most New Year’s resolutions involve improving your health or happiness. One key to achieving your resolutions is picking specific, realistically achievable and measurable goals. But beyond those basics, what should you do differently? After all, just “living healthier”...
By Margaret Hicks Staff Writer   Mothers living in zip codes 74126 and 74106 now have legal services available to them at no cost. The George Kaiser Family Foundation and the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation have funded the new non-profit law...
www.aabcainc.org   As October winds down, we still want to encourage all women to consider having a mammogram for your health and awareness. You are not alone. There are many resources in your community to help black women find information about breast cancer, treatment,...
www.webmd.com By Daniel J. DeNoon Several deadly diseases strike black Americans harder and more often than they do white Americans.Fighting back means genetic research. It means changing the system for testing new drugs. It means improving health education. It means overcoming...
www.mdedge.com     Both biologic and socioeconomic factors may be to blame. Better screening may help to close the gap. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  INA WU, MD Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic CHARLES S. MODLIN, MD, MBA Executive Director, Minority Health; Director, Minority Men’s...
www.thegedsection.com By Anand Prakash   The six-time NBA champion could not hold back his tears at this emotional moment.   In 2017, the six-time NBA champion and Hornets owner Michael Jordan had announced his plan to open medical clinics catering to the low-income residents and...
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...