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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc: Pink Goes Red for Heart Health

February 13, 2020

February is American Heart Month and the Beta Iota Omega (Greensboro) and Eta Omicron Omega (High Point) Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated partnered on February 7 to host a “Pink Goes Red” event at New Light Missionary Baptist Church. Women of all ages participated in physical activities and health screenings. Vendors were on […]


Be aware, there is some concern with generic drugs

January 30, 2020

Currently, when all of us are trying to watch our expenses, many people are cutting costs by choosing off-brands for many of the things we use. We may get a house brand when we go to our favorite grocery store thinking it is just as good as the name brand. In most cases it can […]


“I Am Not My Hair”

January 24, 2020

“I felt naked, exposed, vulnerable. I felt embarrassed. I felt ashamed. I felt betrayed.” These were the words spoken by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley as she revealed to the world recently that she has an autoimmune condition called alopecia areata, which causes sudden hair loss. This young woman took the national stage in 2018 when she […]


Start the New Year with specific and realistic goals

January 16, 2020

The holidays have come and gone, and we got through them all. For some it was a beautiful season and for others it brings up the pain of thinking about the ones lost. We are now in a new year and this may be the time to take stock and see how we can improve […]


It’s About Perspective

January 10, 2020

This is the time of year where setting goals is popular. According to Inc.com, 60 percent of people set goals for the New Year; however, only eight percent successfully complete the goals. A forbes.com article notes that of those who make resolutions, 80 percent will fail within the first 30 days. What causes the successful […]


Check on your elderly friends and family

January 1, 2020

At this time of the season I’d like to take this time to remind us all that we need to care for the older members of our family. As I slowly approach those years myself, I see so much in my patients that needs to be done. Spend time with your older relatives and friends. […]


Battling the Holiday Blues

December 27, 2019

It’s the MOST WONDERFUL time of the year. That’s how the saying goes, but there are some who don’t like this time of year; in actuality, they dread it. This time of year can be difficult for those who have been forced into transition, whether it be the death of a loved one or pet, […]


Tips for a safe and healthy holiday

December 20, 2019

The holidays are upon us and we are ready to enjoy them with family and friends. As we reflect upon the year and all that has transpired, we must also take time to safeguard our health. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-P), Dr. Robert Redfield, sends greeting for the holidays […]


Cell phones can be beneficial to one’s health

November 22, 2019

Just about everyone has a cell phone today. It used to be a necessity for some jobs but now it has become one of those things that we all must have. Cell phones have almost become a necessity of life. Few people will leave the house without their phone. The phones make us all accessible […]


The flu is a serious disease. Treat it so.

November 15, 2019

This time of year your healthcare providers will be asking you to get a flu shot. It is remarkable to me that so many people do not want to get them. The reason people give for not wanting to receive their flu vaccines run the gamut. Let me give some facts about why receiving a […]


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