Tuesday, December 7, 2021
http://stateofobesity.org/disparities/blacks/ Inequities in a range of factors — income, stable and affordable housing, access to quality education and others — all influence a person's chance to live a longer, healthier life.1 These inequities and disparate access to affordable, healthy food...
Apple News By Helen Branswell   Winter is coming, again. A year ago, experts warned that the United States faced a grim winter if Americans didn’t mask up and social distance to slow transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus before “indoor weather” — aka...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Situation Update To date, the Tulsa Health Department (THD) has confirmed 21,829 positive COVID-19 cases in Tulsa County. 19,376 residents have recovered and 201 have died. Test results are updated daily at www.tulsa-health.org/COVID19. For the most up-to-date news,...
www.usnews.com By Joseph P. Williams, Staff Writer   Racial disparities in health and health care providers persist in the US, and may go hand in hand.   IN HIS BRACING 2015 memoir, "Black Man in a White Coat," Damon Tweedy examined race, health and the medical profession from his perspective as an...
Oklahoma Eagle Newswire Mayor G.T. Bynum has committed to designate Tulsa as a Dementia Friendly community, becoming the first Dementia Friendly city in Oklahoma. To begin this process, Mayor Bynum will convene the Dementia Friendly Tulsa Symposium on April 5,...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The city of Tulsa continues to be under an emergency declaration in response to winter weather - the Tulsa Area Emergency Management Agency (TAEMA) Emergency Operations Plan is being followed. TAEMA’s Emergency Operations Center is now...
www.blackdoctor.org     There are times in life when you feel like a hamster running on a wheel. You exert a lot of energy running, yet you find yourself in the same place. The idea of taking on another day is daunting...
www.blackdoctor.org   COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should...
www.newsbreak.com   As temperatures begin to fall, the John 3:16 Mission and the Salvation Army’s Center of Hope warming stations in Tulsa are seeing a rise in people who are trying to stay warm. These places are working to keep people warm...
www.blackdoctor.org By Sharon Watkins Jones, GirlTrek     When Black women walk, things change.” Proud Houstonian, Sharon Watkins Jones, knows this GirlTrek motto is pure truth. After losing an aunt to diabetes and her paternal grandmother to congestive heart failure, Jones realized just...