Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Study Reveals African Diet Lowers Risk of Colon Cancer
Written by by Ajoya Long Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 22 May 2015
  Consumption of an African diet for only two weeks may reduce the risk of colon cancer, according to a University of Pittsburgh study published in Nature Communications.    Researchers selected ... read more >>
National program unites people to make a health impact on local communities
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2015
Communities of color bear a disproportionate burden of risks for heart disease and stroke in the U.S. For this reason, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association created EmPowered To ... read more >>
Blacks Becoming More Comfortable Discussing Mental Health
Written by Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 14 May 2015
Terrie Williams, award-winning mental health advocate and author of “Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting.” (Courtesy Photo)  The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that ... read more >>
In Health, Income has Greater Impact than Race
Written by Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 30 April 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Being poor can have a bigger impact on your health than your race, according to a recent report by the Urban Institute. “Income is a driving force behind the striking health ... read more >>
Autism, No Longer A Mystery
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 April 2015
SNN has worked with more than 30,000 children and families and has become South L.A.’s go-to organization for autism advocacy and serving under-served populations, particularly the African American ... read more >>
Racism and Stress Killing Black Women
Written by Freddie Allen, Senior Washington Corresponden 16 April 2015
In focus groups, Black women were more likely to report higher levels of social network distress, a form of psychological distress, that was a result of the stress experiences of family and close friends, ... read more >>
Sexism and Racism Take Toll on Black Women’s Health
Written by Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 16 April 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The effects of living in a patriarchal, racist society measurably erode Black women’s physical and mental wellbeing, an emerging body of research finds.   Over time, this steady ... read more >>
Blacks Missing Out on ‘Obamacare’ Savings
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 16 April 2015
According to the AJS report, more than 40 percent of Black enrollees and more than half of White enrollees didn’t know which services were covered under their health plans and which services they would ... read more >>
New Research Suggests Blacks Have Predisposition to Alcoholism
Written by Shantella Y. Sherman, Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 16 April 2015
As the nation kicks off Alcohol Awareness Month, new research has come to light. It suggests that in addition to the stigma associated with alcoholism, African Americans suffer from a genetic predisposition ... read more >>
Black Women Endure Menopause Longest
Written by lain a Johnson, Special to the NNPA from Howard University News Service 26 February 2015
(File photo) WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Sarah Finney, 57, said she gets hot flashes throughout her body at least once an hour.   She even wakes up in the night with so much perspiration that she looks ... read more >>
Ten Reasons Why You Can’t Lose Weight
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 19 February 2015
      This is a two part article; in this issue we will give you the first 5 reasons. Look, next week, for the second 5 reasons so that you can learn how to live healthier and longer.   Most people ... read more >>
Emotional Eating
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 23 January 2015
  Do you feel anxious, depressed or saddened?  Do you have a lack of interest or often feel empty?   Do these feelings result in you turning to food for support? Unfortunately, emotional eating ... read more >>
Jay Jones the Fitness Minister
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 22 January 2015
‘Fitness Inspiration Not Intimidation’    Jay Jones believes a mental transformation will lead to a conscious restoration of a better life. (Courtesy photo)    The New Year has started and many ... read more >>
Running from the Flu? CDU Alum Dr. John Uyanne Explains Infectious Diseases
Written by Isidra Person-Lynn, MA Communications Specialist 16 January 2015
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7 Natural Ways to Treat Gout & Arthritis
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 08 January 2015
      Gout is an arthritic condition that causes pain, swelling and sever joint inflammation. The pain is caused by high uric acid levels in the blood. Uric acid is a byproduct of digestion and metabolism ... read more >>
Ten Steps to Cut Calories
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 04 December 2014
      Step 1. Switch to low-fat or non-fat dairy products: The best source of calcium is found in milk and milk products. Calcium is needed to keep bones strong.  However, these products can ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS Activists Push for More Funding to Address HIV/AIDS Stigma
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 28 November 2014
 Douglas Brooks, the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House, delivers his keynote address at the International Conference on Stigma in Washington, D.C. (Freddie Allen/NNPA) WASHINGTON ... read more >>
Dealing with Overactive Bladder
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 27 November 2014
Latrice Cowell tells her story about not being embarrassed of her OAB diagnosis 50 year-old Latrice Cowell has dealt with overactive bladder for two decades.(Courtesy of Latrice Cowel) Overactive Bladder ... read more >>
Eating to Live
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 06 November 2014
       The greatest population growth in the United States is people over the age 90. Currently, medical research is focusing on this population to try to determine what factors cause people 90 ... read more >>
HIV testing at Taste of Soul
Written by Charlene Muhammad, Contributing Writer 31 October 2014
Aids Healthcare Foundation came out to support the 9th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival  Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate Blacks account for almost half ... read more >>
3rd Annual Compton Walk for a Cure
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 October 2014
In this photo, Chanel, CUSD Vice President Satra Zurita, Armani, Councilwoman Emeritus Delores Zurita and First District Councilwoman Janna Zurita who collectively have over 85 years of service to the ... read more >>
County Healthcare Workers Prepare for Ebola
Written by City News Service (CNS) 23 October 2014
As health care workers at UCLA and other hospitals prepare for the possibility of treating a patient infected with Ebola, the state issued a series of workplace guidelines recently aimed at preventing ... read more >>
VIDEO: Sabriya's Castle Blood Drive Recap
Written by Aaron Brumfield 10 October 2014
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VIDEO: Helping Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 11 September 2014
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VIDEO: Tony Cornelius hosts National Suicide Prevention Week Kick Off event
Written by Zon D'Amour 10 September 2014
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