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Minority Health

This National Minority Health Month, Let’s Be #VaccineReady

April is National Minority Health Month, a time when the nation comes together to raise awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minority communities. It is also crucial to address these disparities through education and increased health care access. 

Mental Health

Drugs and Alcohol: Know the Facts

This week is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. This national awareness week was first started in 2010 by scientists at the National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) to counteract mistruths that teens learn about drugs and alcohol from the internet, social media, movies and other teens. 


Choosing the Right Type of Mask

Here we are, nearly one year since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, and a lot about our lives has changed. Until the vast majority of our communities are vaccinated, it is strongly recommended to wear a mask (or better still, double mask) and to social distance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued guidance to help you choose the right type of mask that offers maximum protection.

Primary Care

Choosing the Right Primary Care Provider for Your Family

Choosing a primary care provider is one of the most important health decisions you can make to ensure your health. In the United States, nearly 29% of men and 18% of women don’t have a primary care provider, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. 


Chronic Kidney Disease: Know the Symptoms

March is National Kidney Month, when we raise awareness about chronic kidney disease (CKD). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than one in seven adults — or 15% of all United States adults — have CKD. That comes out to roughly 37 million people. 

Staying Healthy

Be Sure to Self-check This Month!

February is National Self-check Month. This awareness month serves as a reminder that we must take charge of our own health to increase our chances of avoiding chronic diseases or other preventable conditions.

Dedicated to Eradicating Health Disparities

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate African American influence, achievements, and contributions to our nation. We want to showcase a leader you may have never heard of — Onesimus. 

Staying Healthy

Five Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

Many are finding that their health is taking a back seat, but we must all find ways to remain healthy and strong amid the pandemic. Here are five tips to boost your health throughout the remainder of winter.

Heart Health

Commit to Your Heart’s Health

February is American Heart Month, a time to recognize the devastating impact that heart disease has on our communities. President Lyndon B. Johnson was the first to sign a proclamation designating February as a time to increase public knowledge of this issue, and 57 years later, heart health is more important than ever.