Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Health News

NSU Center and 2nd Calvary Tackle Health Disparity Issues

By Dr. Cynthia Burwell On Saturday, January 28th, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., members of the community will convene Tackling Health Disparities in the African-American Community Conference at Second Calvary ...

Health News: FAMIS: A True Family Story

By Terrance Afer-Anderson A staggering number of Virginia children are living without a health safety net. They are uninsured. According to a recent Urban Institute report, 5.8 percent of all ...

Smoking Deaths Statistics Should Get Your Attention

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Here’s an alarming statistic that should get your attention. Imagine 3 jumbo jet airliners, each carrying 438 passengers, crashing every day for a year, with no survivors. ...

How ACA Repeal Will Affect Blacks

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health care of Blacks and other people of color in the United States. The Affordable Care ...

January 17: Kellogg Foundation Promotes Its National Day of Racial Healing

By Dr. Gail C. Christopher America’s Wire Writers Group WASHINGTON Just five days before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the country’s 45th President, millions of Americans on January 15 ...

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By Dr. Cynthia Burwell On Saturday, January 28th, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., members of the community will convene Tackling Health Disparities in the African-American ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson A staggering number of Virginia children are living without a health safety net. They are uninsured. According to a recent Urban Institute ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Here’s an alarming statistic that should get your attention. Imagine 3 jumbo jet airliners, each carrying 438 passengers, crashing every day for ...

By Glenn Ellis (TriceEdneyWire.com) Racism has historically had a significant, negative impact on the health care of Blacks and other people of color in the ...

By Dr. Gail C. Christopher America’s Wire Writers Group WASHINGTON Just five days before the inauguration of Donald Trump as the country’s 45th President, millions ...

By Dr. Patricia Maryland NNPA Newswire Guest Columnist Few diseases cause as much pain and suffering as cancer. While survivors, activists, policymakers and healthcare professionals ...

Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide NORFOLK The “Fit Barbies” Dance Team of Portsmouth, VA entertained the crowd during the halftime of ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide The family bully is easy to spot in celebrated movies like Soul Food and The Godfather. ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide A psychologist did not teach legendary soul singer Tina Turner how to shut down her critical ...

HAMPTON ROADS On December 9, Norfolk State University’s Center for Excellence for Minority Health Disparities will host a regional council meeting of health leaders. The ...

By Terrance Afer-Anderson Health Educator Norfolk Health District The Norfolk Department of Public Health will be establishing a HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) clinic and collaborating ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Michael Mercieca probably would not have been awarded $2 million by a Texas judge in 2014, ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide If you are being bullied by a boss, a co-worker, a relative, a romantic mate, or ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Andrew Shannon, who has headed the Southern Christian Leadership Conference on the Peninsula for 15 years, ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Eighty years  ago, the first drug store  owned and  operated by African Americans opened its ...
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