Howard University Alumni Run L.A.
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2010
Howard University Alumni Run Los AngelesThe Howard University Alumni Club (HUAC) of Greater Los Angeles participated in last weekend's L.A. Marathon's 5k run/walk. Twenty TEAM HUAC members raced through ... read more >>
Race for Cure Attracts 15,000
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 March 2010
AKA member supporters of the Race for the Cure event Race for the Cure Attracts 15,000By Francis TaylorSentinel Staff Writer The 14th Annual Susan G. Koman Los Angeles County Race for the Cure, held ... read more >>
Practical and Effective Programs For Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Developing an ABA Curriculum:Practical and Effective Programs For Children with Autism Spectrum DisorderDesigning the most effective communication, social and play program is critical in helping parents ... read more >>
Clinical Trial at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Clinical Trial at Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterPatients who suffer from carotid artery obstruction caused by plaque buildup, but are not considered good candidates for open surgery, may be eligible to participate ... read more >>
Don't be Semi-Interested in Your Colon
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Don't be Semi-Interested in Your ColonAmerican Cancer Society Encourages Everyone 50 and Older to Get Tested for Colon Cancer This March, the American Cancer Society is encouraging men and women 50 and ... read more >>
Toothaches and Other Vacation Wreckers
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Toothaches and Other Vacation WreckersBeing prepared isn't just for the Boy Scout motto, but sound advice for a healthy vacation.Nurse practitioner and travel consultant Elaine Rosenblatt says people get ... read more >>
Switching Pills for Profit
Written by By Tony Wafford (Contributing Writer) 18 March 2010
It came to my attention that sometimes when we go to the doctor and he or she gives us our prescriptions, and we go to the pharmacy to get it filled, we aren’t always given what our doctor prescribed. ... read more >>
Plastic Surgery Gaining Acceptance the African-American Community
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
Plastic Surgery Gaining Acceptance the African-American CommunityAleesa MannSpecial to the NNPA from the Howard University News ServiceA woman pokes and pinches her face in front of a mirror, wondering ... read more >>
California Health Insurance Report
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 March 2010
California Health Insurance Report CNS--Nearly one in four Californians under age 65 had no health insurance last year, according to a new report.The state's uninsured population jumped to 8.2 million ... read more >>
Dr. Bruce McLucas Hosts "A Fibroid Seminar"
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Dr. Bruce McLucas Hosts "A Fibroid Seminar": An Educational Evening on the Latest Innovations in Fibroid Treatment Bruce McLucas, M.D., founder of the Los Angeles-based Fibroid Treatment Collective and ... read more >>
Drink This, Not That!
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 March 2010
Drink This, Not That! The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.Take that as a hint.Water is at the top of the list of things you should be drinking plenty of, says Dr. Kristina Penniston, ... read more >>
Immunity Need a Boost?
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Immunity Need a Boost?Whooping cough is becoming more common in infants - and a big part of the solution is for women to get a booster vaccination before they become pregnant or right after they give birth.Also ... read more >>
Despite Overall Progress, Blacks Still Suffer Cancer Disparities
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2010
Despite Overall Progress, Blacks Still Suffer Cancer DisparitiesBy the National Cancer InstituteNNPA Special Commentary(NNPA) - Every year, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) collaborates with other organizations ... read more >>
Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols named Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthCare West Region
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2010
Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols Dr. Sandra Bruce Nichols named Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthCare West Region CYPRESS, Calif. – UnitedHealthcare, a UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) company, has named ... read more >>
Mammograms
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
MammogramsEds: Carolyn Ramsay for Councilman Tom LaBonge can be reached at (213) 473-2342.LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge, whose wife is a breast cancer survivor, spoke out ... read more >>
HIV/AIDS: We Cannot Rest on Our Laurels
Written by C. Virginia Fields (NNPA Special Commentary) 17 December 2009
HIV/AIDS: We Cannot Rest on Our LaurelsBy C. Virginia FieldsNNPA Special CommentaryIt was encouraging to hear former president Bill Clinton say recently that Americans have become complacent about AIDS. ... read more >>
Will the Senate Act Now to Ensure that Children are Better Not Worse Off After Health Reform?
Written by Marian Wright Edelman, President (Children\'s Defense Fund) 17 December 2009
Will the Senate Act Now to Ensure that Children are Better Not Worse Off After Health Reform? If the Senate doesn't take a stand for children in the next days or weeks, our worst fears could clearly come ... read more >>
What's the Little-Known Story Handel and Bach Share?
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
What's the Little-Known Story Handel and Bach Share?MADISON, Wis. -The beautiful strains of George Frideric Handel's Messiah and Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio evoke a very different picture ... read more >>
Community Leaders complete CDU Academic Boot Camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 December 2009
                       Community Leaders complete CDU Academic Boot Camp  Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science congratulated ... read more >>
Master of My Fate, Captain of My Soul
Written by Phil Wilson 17 December 2009
Master of My Fate, Captain of My SoulPhil WilsonIn Clint Eastwood’s latest film, Invictus—Latin for “unconquered”—Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) gives a copy of William ... read more >>
Radiation Overdose
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2009
Radiation OverdoseThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has widened its investigation into radiation overdoses that patients have received from a type of brain scan, suggesting the problem may be nationwide, ... read more >>
Doctor Making a Difference in Honduras Health Care System
Written by Sentinel Staff Report 10 December 2009
Doctor Making a Difference in Honduras Health Care SystemDr. Luther Castillo Harry has a heart as large as his home country of Honduran, which is why he has put so much effort into the health care system ... read more >>
December 1st is Black HIV Awareness Day for me!
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2009
December 1st is Black HIV Awareness Day for me!Tony WaffordBy Tony R. Wafford Twenty eight years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic and still today in the United States, HIV/AIDS is a health crisis in Black America.  ... read more >>
'Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat'
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
'Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat'In her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, (August, 2009, Independent Publishers Group) author Stephanie Covington-Armstrong vividly describes her struggle ... read more >>
About Not All Black Girls
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 November 2009
About Not All Black GirlsIn her memoir, Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat, (August, 2009, Independent Publishers Group) author Stephanie Covington-Armstrong vividly describes her struggle as a black ... read more >>