www.blackamericaweb.com By DAVID EGGERT     Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states. Michigan and North Dakota, where voters...
www.breastcancernow.org What is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month we aim to get as...
www.blackdoctor.org     There’s an old saying that goes something like, “if you want to know what a woman will look like when she gets older, look at her mother.” That myth was passed down from generation to generation and most of...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     On September 28, 2018 The Langston University Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies in partnership with The Institute for Developing Communities, Lambda Upsilon-Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), and Morton Comprehensive Health will host the third in a...
www.fda.gov     Healthy aging involves good habits like eating healthy, avoiding common medication mistakes, managing health conditions, getting recommended screenings, and being active.  FDA has tips to help you age fabulously. 1. Eat a Healthy Diet Good nutrition and food safety are especially important for older adults. As you age,...
www.blackdoctor.org     1.  Mindset One’s mindset must be centered around a desire for growth and development and elevation in every aspect of your life.  In order to do the things it takes to get the things you want, one must clearly identify...
www.blackdoctor.org     It’s safe to say that technology has a grip on the youth like never before. From iPads to cell phones, it is safe to say our children are growing up in a world vastly different than we did. With...
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...
www.npr.com By Rob Stein     It's a Sunday morning at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, a famous African-American church in the Harlem area of New York City. The organist plays as hundreds of worshippers stream into the pews. The Rev. Calvin O. Butts III steps to...
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...