Tag: Gary-Body & Health

Midwest / Illinois - 3 days ago

Can breastfeeding prevent heart disease and stroke?

Afro mother with cute baby reading story book in the living room at home By Efua Richardson, health enews, a news service from Advocate Health Care  For years, medical experts have emphasized the importance of breastfeeding and the vast benefits i...

Midwest / Illinois - 2 months 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 - 3 months 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 - 3 months 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...