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Black Men Die of Prostate Cancer at Double the Rate of All Other Races

Benjamin J. Lambert IV, a member of one of the most prominent Black families in Virginia's public service history, lost his battle to prostate cancer on Monday, June 3, 2019. He was only 52. His fathe...

 

Prostate Cancer Rising in Black America

As the United States continues to grapple with its legacy of systemic racism, debates on issues such as police brutality and racial profiling, the economic gulf between Blacks and Whites, and the...

 

Tips to Help You Reset From a Woman Who Lost 60 Pounds

(StatePoint) Being indoors makes it easy to pack on unwanted pounds and fall into less than healthy patterns. The warm weather months however are the perfect time to reset and take control of your...

 

Be Your Own Cheerleader Coach Cam Changing People Lives

It has been said that one should exercise at least 30 - minutes to 60 - minutes of the day. Camille Nimmons aka Coach Cam is ensuring she and others do just that. Coach Cam is up at 4 am, Monday – F...

 

Mask Off. Forget It. Mask On

Many communities are finding they are in the clear to ditch masks indoors. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has three determining factors to mask lift: hospital beds being used, hospital...

 

Colorectal Cancer Disproportionately affects The African American Community

Have you made and attended your colorectal cancer screening appointment this year? Now is the time to get into the doctor's office. The U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has updated...

 

MDHHS reminds residents about availability, importance of COVID testing

ANSING - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is announcing a new feature on the COVID-19 test finder that now lists wait times for many testing sites across the state. This will help make testing easier to plan for ­-...

 

Health and Business Expo Coming to Westland

The 2022 Health and Business Expo will take place on Saturday, March 12 at Westland Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsors for the event are Smoler Smiles Family Dentistry, Michigan...

 

Black History Month – Black Health and Wellness

African Americans still deal with the ramifications of their ancestors being captured and tortured as slaves. Studies at the university level, reveal that the legacy of slavery continues to bleed...

 

2022 Black History Month highlights Black health and wellness

DETROIT - During Black History Month in February, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is raising awareness about staying well to avoid chronic disease such as diabetes, kidney disease an...

 

Reclaim Your Health During National Heart Month

In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson-the victim of a heart attack himself-- proclaimed February to be American Heart Month. Since that time U.S. presidents have annually made the same proclamation...

 

New Legislation to Improve Local Responses to Mental Health Emergencies

Two bills which recently passed through the Michigan Legislature are aimed at providing resources for law enforcement agencies when responding to emergency calls involving an individual in the midst...

 

Why Experts Say We Must Broaden Our Definition of Health

(StatePoint) Many Americans view health as a product of the medical care they receive. However, public health experts say that's just one piece of the puzzle. "In reality, our health is shaped more by...

 

How serious is the omicron variant?

f you're experiencing COVID fatigue-apathy towards media coverage of the pandemic, not actual symptoms-you may want to brace yourself because this virus does not appear to be going away any time...

 

We Need to Take this COVID-19 Surge Seriously

As we approach the holiday season, it would be nice if we could all relax and look forward to spending this time with our friends and families without the burden of worry that we all experienced last...

 

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO) partners to bring awareness to Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths among Americans, with Black Americans having a 40% higher death rate compared to White Americans. However, if caught and treated...

 

Surviving Breast Cancer Through a Pandemic, Early Detection is Key

Did you know that 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime! It's estimated that more than 281, 500 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 49,290...

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) helps the uninsured

The Tri-County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) is a community-based partnership created to help provide uninsured or under-insured individuals who face high out of pocket costs due...

 

WAYNE COUNTY TO OFFER VACCINE BOOSTERS

Wayne County. - On Monday, August the Wayne County Health Department will begin administering Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to immunocompromised residents. Boosters are available...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Center opens new Dearborn location Announce 2021 Health Champions

Western Wayne Family Health Centers (WWFHC) held a delayed-by-pandemic grand opening of their Dearborn health center location this week. Among those in attendance were Congresswomen Debbie Dingell and...

 

Delta Variant Now Makes up 83 Percent of all U.S. COVID Cases

The delta variant of the coronavirus now accounts for roughly 83 percent of all U.S. COVID-19 cases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky announced on Tuesday,...

 

Western Wayne Family Health Centers launches mobile clinic

Western Wayne Family Health Centers has expanded the opportunities for all to access primary care services with the launch of its brand-new mobile clinic on May 27th. The inaugural event was done in...

 

COVID vaccine clinic coming to Ideal Group in Southwest Detroit on Thursday, May 13!

DETROIT – Looking to get a COVID shot? On Thursday, May 13, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM), Henry Ford Health System, and the Ideal Group are hosting a COVID vaccination clinic...

 

2021 Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session Dates released

DETROIT – The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) is offering no-cost information sessions on the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) live online in May 2021. If you have prediabetes or conc...

 

Healthy activities you can do by yourself in Ecorse

Often family, work, education and social obligations are obstacles to setting time aside for exercise. Gradually increasing movement is beneficial for everyone, regardless of age or current physical...

 

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