Tag Archives: African Americans

UC San Diego Health Awarded for Program Addressing Same-Day Sickle Cell Crises

UC San Diego Health has won the 2022 California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (CAPH) Quality Leaders Award in the health equity category for its same-day outpatient infusion […]

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How to Care for Gray Hair in African-Americans : Health Advice

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Video explores how to maintain gray hair for those with strong Khemitic or African background, providing tips and advice from a holistic POV.

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Kalamazoo symposium to address mental health disparities in Black community

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This article is part of State of Health, a series about how Michigan communities are rising to address health challenges. It is made possible with funding from the Michigan Health […]

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The Real Deal: Issues of Black-Health

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This video discusses Black health and the Ma’afa, the holocaust of recent history and transport from Africa to the West. Black health is therefore a description of the healing efforts […]

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Another View on Health: HIV in the African American Community

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HIV is present! And the city of Norfolk ranks 5th in the nation when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases or STD’s.

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African Americans’ Med Center, LuccaHealth, In Ghana

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LuccaHealth Learn About LuccaHealth with host Mr. Ghana Baby himself, Wode Mata. He’s once again correcting the image of Africa with positive news and information.

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Genomic Studies of Global Health Disparities

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At a University of Pennsylvania experts roundtable on “Health Disparities: Integrating Knowledge from Genomics, Social Sciences and Law,” including Sarah Tishkoff

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African Americans and Heart Disease

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/k09bBxWZh7g/hqdefault.jpg African-Americans are at higher risk for heart disease. However, they can improve their odds of preventing and beating this disease by understanding the risks …

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Mental Health: A Guide for African Americans and Their Families

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/83B-xetwXhw/hqdefault.jpg Mental illness is very common; an estimated 1 in 4 adults experiences a mental illness in a given year.

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Blacks, Substance Abuse & Mental Health

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Address Mental Health Issues Before Addiction Takes Control Wash., D.C., October 2016.  A National Health Service Corps report puts us on notice that attitudes, socioeconomic status, stigmas, education, and culturally-educated practitioners […]

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