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Introducing Brooklyn’s Newest Black-Owned Urgent Care Center

     Big Apple Urgent Care, the first Black-owned urgent care center in Brooklyn and one of the few in the entire country, is not only a successful business but a significant healthcare alternative to the community. Its co-founders, Dr. Tamara Moise and Wadson Fils, are both medical professionals who aim to provide only the best healthcare for their patients. ...

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Meet the 11-Year Old Student Who is a Physics Major at Southern University Elijah Precciely, 11-year old Physics major at Southern University

Elijah Precciely, the young Black genius who at just 11-years old was accepted into Southern University on a full-ride scholarship, has recently started his first full semester of classes at the Louisiana HBCU. ...

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First Ever Black-Owned Breast Cancer Boutique Offers Custom Prosthetics, Intimate Wear, and More

     Cherry Blossom Intimates, a Black-owned boutique in the Washington, D.C. metro area, is the first-ever lingerie and medical custom prosthetics store for breast cancer survivors and women in general. Founded by Jasmine Jones and Dr. Regina Hampton, the store is unique because they carry a thoughtful collection of oncology products, supportive services, and intimate wear that is not typically found under ...

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Andrea Stubbs

     Andrea began her career seventeen years ago at VITAS Healthcare. At that time she was an assistant to the Human Resources manager. ...

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How to turn your life around and get healthier. The good thing is: it’s never too late, say experts

It’s never too late to turn your health around. Just ask Prempal Hundal, who was told in 2014 that he had pre-diabetes. He says the diagnosis was the wake-up call he needed to take control of his health – or face dire consequences when he was older. ...

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Gino Santorio Named President/CEO Of Broward Health

         The North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners unanimously named Gino Santorio President/­­­CEO of Broward Health. Santorio assumes the role effective immediately. ...

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AARP Poll: Majority of caregivers with family suffering from dementia spend less time with friends

 “Family caregivers take on big responsibilities that can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. AARP’s new research shows that this can be particularly true for those caring for loved ones with dementia,” said Nancy LeaMond, AARP Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer. ...

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Moderate or severe sleep apnea doubles risk of hard-to-treat hypertension in African Americans

African Americans with moderate or severe sleep apnea are twice as likely to have hard-to-control high blood pressure when their sleep apnea goes untreated, according to a new study funded mainly by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health ...

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Gilead Sciences has launched an Ambassador Program for Black women

The Black AIDS Institute, with support from Gilead Sciences, is excited to launch an Ambassador Program for Black women to build engagement and movement around HIV and sexual health for Black women ...

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Black AIDS Institute Names New President & Chief Executive Officer

The Black AIDS Institute (BAI) has named Raniyah Copeland as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Copeland will assume the role on January 1, 2019 Copeland began working at BAI in April of 2008 as the Training and Capacity Building Coordinator and currently serves as the Director of Programs. ...

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