February 12, 2019

Taking Your Health Into Your Own Hands: Health Tips for African-Americans

You don’t have to give up all of your favorite foods or start training for a big race to improve your health. Over time, small changes […]
January 15, 2019

Having a Black Doctor Led Black Men to Receive More Effective Care

In the U.S., racial and ethnic minorities have higher rates of chronic disease, obesity, and premature death than white people. Black patients in particular have among […]
December 24, 2018

Asthmatic? Prepare for Winter the Right Way

If there was a way to magically skip winter altogether, with all of its snow and cold air, there’s no doubt asthma sufferers would be the […]
December 13, 2018

Mental Health: Is it Taboo in the African American Community?

African American communities across the United States are more culturally diverse now than in any other time in history, with increasing numbers of immigrants from African […]
December 6, 2018

How to Select Your Doctor

The health care system is getting increasingly more impersonal so you will have to take charge of your own health structure. Here are some inside tips […]
December 5, 2018

Health Tips to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Breast cancer. Just reading those words can make many women worry. And that’s natural. Nearly everyone knows someone touched by the disease. But there is a […]
November 21, 2018

Flu Myths Debunked

If you’ve ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you […]
November 7, 2018

The Flu: Potentially Fatal

Latasha Haynes was 34 when she almost died of the flu last year. What started as a little coughing and fatigue ended with two blood transfusions […]
November 7, 2018

What You Didn’t Know About the Flu

We are in the midst of the worst flu season in 10 years, with almost every state in the union reporting widespread outbreaks. Yet with all […]
October 2, 2018

Discrimination in America’s Health System

A patient of mine recently shared a story with me about her visit to an area emergency room a few years ago.* She had a painful […]
 
 

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