Don’t let asthma stop you… Learn how Dr. Renee trained for the American Lung Association’s Fight For Air Climb this March. I have recently made a decision to participate in the Fight For Air Climb in Chicago on March 11, 2018. I know you are probably saying, “Why would someone volunteer to climb 180 flights […]
When you ask Jessica where “home” is, she pictures the Indian reservation in upstate New York where her parents are from. Jessica’s family is part of the Haudenosaunee—the people of the longhouses—where entire family units live together in one house with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, parents and siblings. Close family ties define her community. At […]
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Established in 1987, the Department of Health and Human Services selected April as its advocacy month to help reduce stigma related with alcoholism, increasing awareness about causes, treatment, and recovery. The theme for 2018 is “Changing Attitudes: it’s not a ‘rite of passage’”. This is a month to talk to friends and family […]
How are your new year’s resolutions going so far? Have you been able to continue with it for three months? If not, you’re not alone. Starting your New Years resolution in January can seem like a good idea, but there’s also a chance your resolutions may fail. If you’ve fallen short of your goals, don’t […]
The first week of April is National Public Health week! National Public Health Week is a week long initiative by the American Public Health Association to engage all communities and all sectors of health in a conversation about the role each of us can play to put good health within everyone’s reach. Each day of NPHW 2018 […]
An interview with Blackdoctor.org and Dr. James R. Gavin on the rates of diabetes in the black community.
As cliché as the saying “Treat your body like a temple” may sound, it is crucial to maintaining ideal health. Not only is it important to us as a society it is our only hope of managing the skyrocketing healthcare costs facing our nation. For most of us finding the time and personal accountability for […]