The subject of mental illness has been taboo in the African American community for too long. Too often these issues have been locked behind closed doors, viewed as “family business.” Many people misunderstand what a [...]
The University of San Francisco’s Wolfram Alderson is waging a national campaign to save American lives by changing the way we eat. If he succeeds, it won’t be the first time. As a founding organizer [...]
SFSU News Long reading lists, lectures, term papers, exams — all can add anxiety to a student’s life. But according to San Francisco State University Health Educator Christine Morley, there can be yet another, more [...]
Registration is now open for the Stanford Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program’s 4th Annual Breast Cancer & African Americans (BCAA) Conference, which will be held Saturday, May 2, 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the [...]
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