Gaining insight into Alzheimer’s and the African American population

June 21, 2018 Carma Henry 0

     The Alzheimer’s Association has now identified that African Americans develop Alzheimer’s at a higher rate than any other group of Americans. They are about twice as likely as non-Hispanic whites to develop the disease or other forms of dementia, according to the association, a group that focuses on research, care and education. […]

Health, Diversity and Inclusion Leader Sheila Thorne will receive the New Jersey State Association IBPOEW’s Civil Liberties 2018 Community Service Award

June 13, 2018 Carma Henry 0

Sheila Thorne, the President of Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group, will receive the 2018 Community Service Award at the New Jersey State Association of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World (IBPOEW) Civil Liberties Luncheon, honoring her advocacy, service and commitment to public responsibility […]

Why does HIV pose a greater threat to women’s hearts?

June 6, 2018 Carma Henry 0

     HIV-related heart disease is a leading cause of death among people living with HIV—even when they are on consistent, effective HIV treatment. Researchers are learning that this complication is likely brought on by chronic inflammation from the virus itself and other factors. What is less understood is why HIV seems to take a greater toll on the hearts of women. […]

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