Coping with terminal illness can be very difficult – for the patient as well as his or her loved ones. That’s why I want to pass along some information about Medicare’s coverage of hospice care. [...]
It’s a shocking fact: nine of the 10 states with the highest AIDS fatalities are now in the South. In North Carolina, with the eighth highest percentage of Blacks in the nation, 22 percent of [...]
African Americans make up a disproportionate number of the estimated Americans without access to a healthcare and will experience the most problems when trying to get treatment at a hospital or clinic.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
Making ends meet should not mean going without medications. For people who have limited income and resources, Medicare’s “Extra Help” program sets it up so this year they might pay no more than $2.60 for [...]
Proposition D in San Francisco is a first in the nation ballot measure that gives voters a chance to weigh in on the rising cost of prescription medications in the United States.
School is back in session, and many students hoping to put their best foot forward found a way to do it at the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church’s 17th annual Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway in [...]
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) made a visit to La Clínica de La Raza health center in Oakland this week advocating for the Affordable Care Act and educating the community on how this health reform will [...]