Wednesday, 04 February 2015 15:18
Dr. Retu Saxena, North Memorial Heart and Vascular Clinic
High blood pressure or hypertension is the most common cardiovascular disease with more than 30 percent of American adults affected by it. Men and women have a similar risk for developing high blood pressure but, after the onset of menopause, women are actually at a higher risk.
Planning international travel? Don't forget about immunizations!
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 15:14
Measles kills 400 children in the world every day. It is very contagious and travels easily from one continent to another. But, there is something you can do to protect you and your family – get vaccinated.
5 key facts about the Affordable Care Act for African Americans
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:32
The federal and state health insurance marketplaces will be open for the second round of enrollment from November 15, 2014, to February 15, 2015. For information on how to enroll, visit www.HealthCare.gov. The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, has helped millions of uninsured Americans—especially African Americans—gain affordable, high-quality health care coverage. As enrollment for 2015 coverage begins, here are five facts to keep in mind about the effects of the ACA on the African American community.
White House awards $625,000 to North Memorial Medical Center
Thursday, 22 January 2015 16:12
(Washington D.C.) – Michael Botticelli, acting director of the Office National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced 680 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants, totaling $84 million, to communities across the country.