www.baileymedicalcenter.com Bailey Medical Center Leadership Series with Birthing Center Manager Julia Profit Johnson Birthing Center manager Julia (JP) Profit Johnson, BSN, RN, doesn’t hesitate to empty the trash or pick up a night shift. The same is true of designing a...
Blacks face alarming differences compared to all other racial and ethnic groups by Kandia Johnson www.blackenterprise.com “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Martin Luther King, Jr. once said. Did you know African Americans...
  www.bwhi.org The “OTHER” Cancer and Black women Cervical cancer affects more than 11,000 women worldwide annually.  Of the close to 2,000 Black women diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, over 40 percent will die. This is unacceptable.  Cervical cancer is one...
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...
  www.heart.org Heart disease is the  No. 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death. As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans. The good news is,...
www.ebony.com 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 aren’t judged by whether they are healthy; they are judged by whether they...
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...
ww5.komen.org Mammography screening is important for all women, regardless of their race/ethnicity or their risk of breast cancer. Some women are less likely than others to get mammography screening. There are many reasons for disparities in breast cancer screening in the U.S....
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...