Wednesday, January 19, 2022
www.oklahomawatch.org Dr. Nicole Washington, director of psychiatry at the Family and Children’s Services’ crisis center in Tulsa, discusses the types of low-income clients she sees, the persistent problem of stigma, and why mental illness in poor neighborhoods should matter to...
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.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.oklahomawatch.org By Trevor Brown   Oklahoma is preparing to unveil a $350 million plan designed to reduce health insurance premiums and avert a scenario where the state is left with no provider offering plans on the federally run marketplace. But the effort comes with...
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...
www.blackdoctor.org   Heart disease is the top killer of women. The majority of women between the ages of 40 and 60 have at least one risk factor for the disease. But many do not realize it. They also don’t know about the sometimes subtle...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Lilly Workneh “Being a woman of color, we need to understand that we’re dope,” said a creator of the...
www.blackdoctor.org Is your morning cup of Joe good for you? In short, yes. On its own, coffee – consumed by 64 percent of Americans at least once a day – is packed with health-giving antioxidants. In fact, there’s a myriad of research...
www.blackdoctor.org     A ministroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA). It occurs when part of the brain experiences a temporary lack of blood flow. This causes stroke-like symptoms that resolve within 24 hours. Unlike a stroke, a TIA...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Sara Angle, SELF     Hey guys, remember me, the Nutrition Newbie? Well, I’ve been working hard at maintaining my new, healthy eating plan, which is high protein, low carb, low sugar and high in good-for-you fats. My program allows for a lot...