Category: Your Health

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Take control of your heart’s destiny – know the numbers.By Lourdes Lorenz, RN, MSNThe latest statistics from the American Heart Association (AHA) on women and Read more »

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Inflammatory Breast Cancer: The Silent Killer

Most women think they know all about breast cancer, and they look for lumps, have mammograms, see their doctors. But none of that will diagnose Read more »

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There’s Something About That Smile…

By Cathy HoltAfter interviewing Dr. Kouadio, I think I want him to be my dentist! Dr. Kouadio opened his new dental office at 130 Biltmore Read more »

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It Takes a Village: Project NAF tackles infant mortality

Belinda Grant, Executive Director of NAF While there is no conclusive evidence as to why African-American women have a high rate of infant mortality, it Read more »

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The Holidays and Your Health

The holidays are traditionally regarded as a wonderful time of the year. A time to reflect, commune, share happiness, give and receive good cheer, and Read more »

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The New Phases of Health Care Teaser

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The Color of Health Care

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Health Statistics, North Carolina

Published by the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities and the NC State Center for Health Statistics, NC Dept. of Health & Human Services Read more »

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Health and Health Care Disparities in Minority Populations

by Charles E. Taylor, MPH, MT (ASCP)The term “health disparities” is an umbrella term that refers to the gaps in the quality of health and Read more »

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Mental Health Disparities in the African American Community

Dr. Gloria Morrow In the 1999 U.S. General’s Report and 2002 Supplemental Report focusing on culture, race and ethnicity, David Satcher, brought to our attention Read more »

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