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Racial Disparities in End-of-life Care; Many Are Unaware of Hospice...

For those nearing death, hospice care can help alleviate the pain, discomfort, and suffering that often accompanies the dying process. But for many African-Americans,...

Racial Disparities in End-of-life Care; Many Are Unaware of Hospice...

Sharitta Berry was at Oakland’s Highland Hospital when she got the bad news in early 2018. Doctors told the 52-year-old that she had Chronic...

Flavored Tobacco: Old Trick Made New

Just as cigarettes were finally decreasing in popularity, vaping came along and made tobacco cool again. From 2011-2015, the use of e-cigarettes, or “e-cigs,”...

Officials Call on Gov. Brown to Phase Out Oil and Gas...

Speaking at a press conference Tuesday calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to phase out fossil fuels are Berkeley Vice Mayor Cheryl Davila, Oakland Councilmember...

Health & Job Fair in East Oakland, a Huge Succes

Mayoral candidate Ken Houston introduces “Chip” to children at the Aug. 11 Health & Job Fair. Chip, the Bay Bridge Chicken, honorary member of...

41st Annual Holistic Health & Job Fair, August 11

Deacon Harold Goodman, Chairman along with Mother Wilma Roundtree, 30-year member of the health education ministry,  recruiting volunteers for the 41st  Annual Holistic Health...

New Exhibition Chronicles Stories of  African-American Transplant Recipients

Art installation is a catalyst for dialogue about the need for more registered organ and tissue donors.  Taiwan Walker, a kidney recipient, poses with new...

Open Letter: Moments Matter for Fathers, Too

By Shawndi Johnson| Dads MatterThe need to provide financially for a new family is the biggest roadblock when encouraging low-income or underserved fathers to...

Commmentary: How Medicare Covers Kidney Disease

By Greg Dill Did you know that one in three American adults is at risk for kidney disease? Major risk factors for kidney disease include...

Menthol Cigarettes: The Ignored Impact to Women’s Health

This year, Women’s History Month came at a pivotal time – women’s voices and stories are being heard and lifted up in a way...
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