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Free mammogram and pap test

Women: Put yourself first this Mother’s Day by finding out if you qualify for a free mammogram and pap test, courtesy of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County and Holy Cross Hospital. ...

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Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s Legacy on health care

Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s Legacy on health care ...

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Florida Healthy Kids Corporation receives $110,000 grant from Health Foundation of South Florida to help uninsured children get covered

The Florida Healthy Kids Corporation has recently launched a partnership with Health Foundation of South Florida, supported by a $110,000 grant, to help children in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties receive critical health coverage. A combined 69,000 children in the two South Florida counties are uninsured, and an estimated 35,000 qualify for free or low-cost insurance coverage through the Florida KidCare pro ...

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Risk of acquiring HIV increases during and after pregnancy, research suggests

Researchers observed this trend of increased risk of HIV transmission per sex act even after taking into account behavioral factors, such as use of condoms or pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The findings suggest that biological changes during and after pregnancy may increase a woman’s HIV risk. ...

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Broward Health Community Health Services announces new leadership

Tiana Blount, MHA, has been named associate vice president, ambulatory operations, of Broward Health Community Health Services (CHS), which provides high quality, affordable healthcare and is the medical safety net for Broward County resident residing in the northern two-thirds of Broward County. ...

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Florida KidsCare “Spring Into Health” Health Fair

"Spring Into Health" Health Fair on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., inside The Lauderhill Mall, 1267 N. State Rd. 7, Lauderhill, Fla. Free Spring Baskets. ...

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Black women disproportionately suffer complications of pregnancy and childbirth. Let’s talk about it.

About 700 to 900 women die each year from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. And for every death, dozens of women suffer life-threatening complications. But there is a stark racial disparity in these numbers. Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die than white mothers. Nevertheless, Black women’s voices are often missing from public discussions about what’s behind the maternal healt ...

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Black AIDS Institute Launches initiatives focused on Black Women

Black AIDS Institute is launching a Black Women and PrEP Tool Kit, offering direct services for Black women in our prevention clinic in Los Angeles, and announcing that we will conduct a series of summits nationwide to increase capacity for advocacy and education around PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) access  for Black women. ...

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