Free mammogram and pap test

April 19, 2018 Carma Henry 0

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. […]

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

April 12, 2018 Carma Henry 0

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 program. […]

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

March 14, 2018 Carma Henry 0

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 health crisis and how to address the problems. […]

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