Vallejo residents can safely dispose of expired, unwanted or unused medications for free Mondays – Thursdays between 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Vallejo Police Department, located at 111 Amador St.
Andre Hall founded Uplifting the Community Development Corporation (UTCDC) in Oakland in 2012 to address the physical, emotional, and emotional issues affecting populations living in minority communities.From mental health and substance abuse assistance to HIV [...]
Over 60 people attended the first Habesha Women’s Health Expo (HWHE) last weekend at the African American Art & Culture Complex, an event designed to raise awareness in the Eritrean and Ethiopian community about healthy [...]
By Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., president, National Medical Association Dr. Anthony Jones has been an AIDS Specialist for over 15 years. During that time he has become more and more discouraged as he watched the [...]
Dr. Desmond Carson, coach of the Richmond Steelers, physician at Doctors Medical Center and chair of For Richmond’s Health Committee, took the microphone at For Richmond’s Jan. 16 community reception to talk about why the [...]
In the face of worsening drought conditions, the Marin County Board of Supervisors this week has decided to authorize participation in the Mill Valley/Marin County Sustainable Water Pilot Project in conjunction with WaterNow, a nonprofit [...]
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Friday, Feb. 7, set during Black History Month to remind people of the devastating toll HIV has taken and continues to take on Black communities.
Some local faith community leaders are calling for people to participate in a “10,000 Pound Challenge” to lose weight in 30 days to improve their health and well being, based on the principles of: “Faith, [...]
Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) on Tuesday announced that she is introducing legislation to address the backlog of untested rape kits held in law enforcement agencies and forensic labs in California.
AIDS is a civil rights issue. While statistics show that most HIV testing is done in healthcare settings, health agencies have been trying for many years to figure out how to test in public venues [...]