By Paul Rockwell “My return to farming was a kind of homecoming,” writes Will Allen in his riveting autobiography, “The Good Food Revolution”. His parents were sharecroppers who fled North in the Great [...]
Published in The Huffington Post By Heidi Boghosian, New York City Attorney, and Johanna Fernandez, professor of History at Baruch College (CUNY) What does it mean for hundreds of thousands of prisoners in [...]
Rectal cancer is on the rise for people living with HIV. People with HIV are at 80 times more risk of developing anal cancer than people without HIV.
By Scott Maier, UCSF News In San Francisco, nearly 40 percent of children have experienced tooth decay by the time they reach kindergarten, and low-income kindergartners are eight times more likely to have untreated [...]
By Aminah Cherry, MD According to various reports, depression affects 1 in 10 people throughout the United States. This condition, and other diseases affecting mental health affect women and low-income individuals at a higher rate [...]
In an effort to engage the community in a conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its affects on children living in impoverished circumstances, the film “Wounded Places: Confronting Childhood PTSD in America’s Shell-Shocked [...]
By Beth Tagawa, SF State News Chips, soda, chocolate, candy — while these high-calorie treats are not part of a healthy diet, for years they were sold at California public elementary schools with no government [...]
By Laura Kurtzman, UCSF News Brains age, just like the rest of the body, even for those don’t get neurological disease, according to an Institute of Medicine report released on April 14.
By Manny Otiko/California Black Media When LaRita Reed graduated from UCLA, she was excited about earning her degree and all the possibilities that lay ahead. But soon, she found herself facing a new challenge.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently welcomed Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Illinois), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, to the East Bay. Congresswomen Lee and Kelly, both members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), visited Women [...]