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A Free Workshop for Family Caregivers for Those Living With...

“People with serious mental illness who have family support usually do much better than people without it.” Over 10 years ago a top manager at...

Coronavirus Hits California: The Threat of an Epidemic Disrupts Life

So far, 37 people in California have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and about 8,700 people across the state, who may have been...

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...
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