Friday, November 28, 2014
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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 >>
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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A Bridge of Hope
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 08 September 2014
Misty Williams Marshall started the Misty Melony Sickle Cell Disease Foundation, a non-profit, to help those suffering with sickle cell. Sickle cell organization aims to make sure patients continue ... read more >>
We are all healers!
Written by Dr. David Martins, CDU 25 July 2014
  CDU’s Dr. David M. Martins Advocates Healing Disease with Compassion   Dr. David Martins, well known in the Los Angeles area for his work at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and ... read more >>
World-Renowned Neurosurgeon Dr. Keith L. Black Warns of Alzheimer’s “Tsunami”
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 March 2014
Elder Patton and Cynthia Davis/CDU with Dr. Keith Black Offers prevention tips for higher risk African American community Your mom forgets her keys—more often than you care to remember. ... read more >>
Charles R. Drew University Trained Cardiologist Dr. George Marks Shares Tips for a Healthy Heart
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 February 2014
  Dr. George Marks “On my mother’s side, we have longevity,” said Dr. George L. Marks, Jr., Lead Physician in the Division of Cardiology at the Martin Luther King Multi-service Ambulatory Care ... read more >>
2014 Health Challenge: Diet and Health Part 5
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 30 January 2014
DIET and HEALTH PART 5 BE TRUE TO YOURSELF There I was enjoying a party when a reader approached me to complain about the one week diet plan. The complaint was that she tried the plan and gained 3 ... read more >>
"Pamper Me Day" for Transitional Men and Women
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 29 January 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY "Pamper Me Day" for Transitional Men and Women Women of Color Entrepreneur Directory (W.O.C.E.D.) is hosting "Pamper Me Day" for local homeless men and women that are currently living ... read more >>
Top Ten For Fighting The Bug
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 23 January 2014
Here are some simple ways you can keep the sickness away or at least hurt it really bad. Well, unfortunately, as with every year, we’re in the cold and flu season and you probably know a few people ... read more >>
Healthcare Insurance Enrollment and Wellness Fair
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 16 January 2014
Health and Wellness Centers will be holding a fair to help improve health and enroll the community in health plans. On Saturday, January 25, from 9am-2pm, To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Centers ... read more >>
HEALTH GUIDELINES for 2014
Written by Dr. Donald Henderson 09 January 2014
DIET and HEALTH PART 3   This time of year is a great time to focus on your health.  Your choice of diet is the most important choice you can make. Scientific studies have confirmed the benefits ... read more >>
Health Maintenance for 2014
Written by Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 09 January 2014
Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.     Do you recall how you felt when you purchased your first new car?  Each time you walked toward it in the parking lot, the excitement and awe-inspired sensation ... read more >>
Autism Clinic For South LA
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 10 October 2013
Areva Martin (Courtesy of the Special Needs Network)  About 1 in every 88 children in America is diagnosed with Autism.  A complex neurological disorder that causes difficulty in social interaction, ... read more >>
Charles Drew University, here for us Body & Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III Sentinel Contributing Writer 05 September 2013
Dr. David M. Carlisle, President of Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Assistant Professor and Director, HIV Mobile Outreach Project   While Charles Drew University (CDU) may ... read more >>
Plastic Can Make You Sick
Written by Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News 19 August 2013
    Dr. Gerald Deas   What did we do before we had plastic? How did we survive? We have plastic cups, dishes, bottles and wrappings for food. If it wasn’t for plastic shower curtains, ... read more >>
Massage: Cellulite’s Worst Enemy
Written by Valecia Weeks Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times 06 August 2013
  Who would have ever thought that dimples not only belong in the cheek of the face, but also on the other “cheeks” or the thigh?  Unfortunately, cellulite can cause those annoying dimples in various ... read more >>
Why Are You Always Tired?
Written by Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender 29 July 2013
  Are you always asking “Why am I so tired?” Are you having trouble staying awake during watching your evening TV shows? Most of us know what it’s like to be tired, especially when we have a ... read more >>
Fast Food Proximity Harmful to Minority Kids, Says Study
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Winston-Salem Chronicle 11 June 2013
    When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less benefit from exercise than Asian or white students, according ... read more >>
Recognizing the Signs of Problem Drinking
Written by Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Examiner 06 June 2013
There has been increased attention in recent years to the problems associated with excesses in alcohol consumption. From college binge drinking to the often-tragic results of drunk-driving incidents, ... read more >>

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