Tag: Body & Health

Midwest / Illinois - 2 weeks ago

POP Scholarship Luncheon celebrates NWI students

Dr. Reuben Rutland and Dr. Michael McGee (kneeling, center) with HPEP students and scholarship recipients at Avalon Manor for Third Annual POP Scholarship Luncheon. Project Outreach and Prevention on Youth Violence, Inc. (POP) held its 3rd Annual...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

Methodist Hospitals offering Farmer’s Market

Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hosp...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

UChicago Medicine awards more than $50,000 in grants

CRUSHERS CLUB, a repeat grant recipient, uses boxing and music to develop bonds among at-risk young African-American men, encouraging education and discouraging gang participation. (Photo by Jean Lachat) By Angela Wells O’Connor, The Forefront, Uo...

Midwest / Illinois - 1 month ago

7 simple ways to naturally lower high blood pressure

By Princess Gabbara, blackdoctors.org In the Black community, high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension, is a common health condition to say the least. In fact, more than 40 percent of African Americans have HBP, according to the Americ...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months ago

Georgia physician elected as AMA President-Elect

A SMILE SAYS it all as Patrice A. Harris, M.D. accepts congratulatory applause after being elected the 174th president of the American Medical Association. Harris is the second African American to hold this office, and the first African-American w...