This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Marin City will be recognized at a Health and Wellness Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Manzanita Recreation Center, 630 Drake Ave.
By Beth Tagawa, SFSU News For a recent San Francisco State University study, participants were asked to look at a commonplace image but avoid thinking of the word that corresponds with the image or how [...]
By Nailah Thompson, DO MPH Last week, a 64 year-old Black man went to his Primary Care physician for a routine check-up. He had no significant medical history but went in after receiving a [...]
By Jacquelyn M. Williams, DDS What seems important to stress is not only the benefits of brushing and flossing but what an incredible career this is, and the fact that Black dentists are disappearing from [...]
By Michael A. Lenoir, M.D. A large hospital in the Bay Area announced last week that it would no longer support essential services for adult patients with Sickle Cell Anemia.
Paying attention to your health is a key part of living a better life. To do that, you must become conscious of your health choices and put the effort
By Quiana Lewis (Quiana Lewis joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2014 as a program associate, working to build a Culture of Health by helping people attain stable, affordable health coverage.)
By David Siders, Sacramento Bee Last year, after the Food and Drug Administration approved a breakthrough new drug for hepatitis C, health officials around the country warned of dire consequences for state budgets.
Black History Month is a time when we can reflect on the lives of the loved ones we have lost to AIDS. In Black America, HIV continues to be a crisis. Feb. 7 marks the [...]